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

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Binding: Softcover
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ISBN: 9780060609351
Publisher: Harper Collins
Language: English
Page Count: 312
Publication Date: 1/1/1993
Size: 9.33" l x 6.32" w x 1.00"
Series: Gifford Lectures

Category Subject
Philosophy General
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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