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Ethics in an Age of Technology (Gifford Lectures, Vol, 2)

Ethics in an Age of Technology (Gifford Lectures, Vol, 2)

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In examining the conflicting ethics and assumptions that lead to divergent views of technology, Barbour analyzes three social values: justice, participatory freedom, and economic development.He defends such environmental principles as resource sustainability, environmental protection, and respect for all forms of life.He presents case studies in agricutlure, energy policy, genetic engineering, and the use of computers.Finally, he concludes by focusing on appropriate technolgies, individual life-styles, and sources of change: education, political action, response to crisis, and alternative visions of the good life.SC, 312 pages.
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ISBN: 9780060609351

Published Date: January 1, 1993

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Series: Gifford Lectures

Page Count: 312

Size: 9.20" l x 6.18" w x 1.05" h

Category

Philosophy

Subject

General