Technology, Morality and Social Policy

Author: Hudson, Yeager
Year:1998
Pages:384
ISBN:0-7734-8475-2
978-0-7734-8475-7
Price:239.95
Essays from the 13th International Social Philosophy Conference.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Part I: TECHNOLOGY, ANXIETY AND HARM
1. Fears And Questions Concerning Technology (James P. Cadello)
2. Arendt and Heidegger: Placing the Thinking of Technology (Krzysztof L. Helminski)
3. Habermas' Concept of the Lifeworld: a Defense (Austin Harrington)
4. Business-Inflicted Social Harm (Edmund F. Byrne)
5. Inequality, Ecojustice and Ecological Rationality (Val Plumwood)
Part II. THE IMPACT OF CLINICAL TECHNOLOGY ON WOMEN
6. Technology in the Service of Nature?: The Case of Third Party Reproductive Intervention (Ann Dochen)
7. Abortion Bypass? A New Technology and an Old Debate (Mary B. Mahowald)
8. State-Sponsored Abortion in a Property Rights Framework (John Rowan)
9. Women and the Ideal of Community in Clinical Research: Questioning the Influence of Communitarian Ideals (Lisa Eckenwiler)
Part III: GUILT, INNOCENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY
10. Understanding Punishment as Annulment (Jami L. Anderson)
11. Guilt, Shame, and Regret in the World of T. S. Garp: Moral Taint and a Modern Novel (Johann A. Klassen)
12. How to Be a Good Bible-Believing Jewish or Christian Homosexual (Yeager Hudson)
13. Sartre, Institutional Function, Injustice, and Professional Ethics (Thomas B. Spademan)
Part IV: PERSPECTIVES ON MACHIAVELLI AND ON CONTRACT THEORY
14. Was Machiavelli Wiser Than Cicero? (Haim Gordon)
15. Fighting Fire with Fire: Machiavelli's Passionate Political Rationality (Waldemar Hanasz)
16. Contractarianism in Ethics: Actual Contracts vs. Hypothetical Contracts (Ronald J. Broach)
17. Agreement in Social Contract Theories: Locke vs. Rawls (Simon Cushing)
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