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The Resource Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants : an introduction to ethics, Ruwen Ogien ; translated by Martin Thom

Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants : an introduction to ethics, Ruwen Ogien ; translated by Martin Thom

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Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants : an introduction to ethics
Title
Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants
Title remainder
an introduction to ethics
Statement of responsibility
Ruwen Ogien ; translated by Martin Thom
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ogien, Ruwen
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
BJ1063
LC item number
.O3413 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Ethics
Label
Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants : an introduction to ethics, Ruwen Ogien ; translated by Martin Thom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: An antimanual of ethics -- Introduction: What is the use of thought experiments? -- Part I. Problems, dilemmas, and paradoxes: nineteen moral puzzles. -- Emergencies -- The child who is drowning in a pond -- A transplant gone mad -- Confronting a furious crowd -- The killer trolley -- Incest in all innocence -- The amoralist -- The experience machine -- Is a short a mediocre life preferable to no life at all? -- I would have preferred never to have been born -- Must we eliminate animals in order to liberate them? -- The utility monster -- A violinist has been plugged into your back -- Frankenstein, minister of health -- Who am I without my organs? -- And if sexuality were free? -- It is harder to do good intentionally than it is to do evil -- We are free, even if everything is written in advance -- Monsters and saints -- Part II. The ingredients of the moral "cuisine." -- Intuitions and rules -- A little method! -- What remains of our moral intuitions? -- Where has the moral instinct gone? -- A philosopher unaware of the limits of this moral intuitions is worth two others, indeed more -- Understand the elementary rules of moral reasoning -- Dare to criticize the elementary rules of moral argument -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn899331572
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780231169233
Lccn
2014037136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231169233
  • (OCoLC)899331572
Label
Human kindness and the smell of warm croissants : an introduction to ethics, Ruwen Ogien ; translated by Martin Thom
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: An antimanual of ethics -- Introduction: What is the use of thought experiments? -- Part I. Problems, dilemmas, and paradoxes: nineteen moral puzzles. -- Emergencies -- The child who is drowning in a pond -- A transplant gone mad -- Confronting a furious crowd -- The killer trolley -- Incest in all innocence -- The amoralist -- The experience machine -- Is a short a mediocre life preferable to no life at all? -- I would have preferred never to have been born -- Must we eliminate animals in order to liberate them? -- The utility monster -- A violinist has been plugged into your back -- Frankenstein, minister of health -- Who am I without my organs? -- And if sexuality were free? -- It is harder to do good intentionally than it is to do evil -- We are free, even if everything is written in advance -- Monsters and saints -- Part II. The ingredients of the moral "cuisine." -- Intuitions and rules -- A little method! -- What remains of our moral intuitions? -- Where has the moral instinct gone? -- A philosopher unaware of the limits of this moral intuitions is worth two others, indeed more -- Understand the elementary rules of moral reasoning -- Dare to criticize the elementary rules of moral argument -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn899331572
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780231169233
Lccn
2014037136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231169233
  • (OCoLC)899331572

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