The Resource Applied Ethics and Human Rights : Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications

Applied Ethics and Human Rights : Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications

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Applied Ethics and Human Rights : Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications
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Applied Ethics and Human Rights
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Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications
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eng
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'Applied Ethics and Human Rights: Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications' offers a philosophical perspective to ethical problems by providing an understanding of the concepts of human rights and responsibilities
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Motilal, Shashi
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2010036950
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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Anthem South Asian Studies
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  • Applied ethics
  • Dharma
  • Ethics -- India
  • Human rights -- India
  • Human rights
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Applied Ethics and Human Rights : Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=840419
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Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- INTRODUCTION -- I -- II -- III -- Notes -- References -- Part One: RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES -- Chapter 1: APPLYING ETHICS: MODES, MOTIVES AND LEVELS OF COMMITMENT -- Ethics and the World -- Applicability of an Ethical Theory -- Primacy of the Ethical -- Ethics and Metaethics -- Application and Motivation -- Application and Levels of Commitment -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: JURISPRUDENCE AND THE INDIVIDUAL: BRIDGING THE GENERAL AND THE PARTICULAR -- Legal Theory Prior to Positivism -- Bentham: Precursor to Positivism -- The Positivists: From Austin to Hart -- Challenges to Positivism: The Hart-Fuller Debate -- Challenges to Positivism: Dworkin -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: WHY MORAL RELATIVISM DOES NOT MAKE SENSE -- What is Moral Relativism? -- What is Wrong with Moral Relativism? -- Moral Truths -- Does Applied Ethics Presuppose Relativism? -- References -- Chapter 4: HUMAN RIGHTS - A THEORETICAL FORAY -- Origins -- Utilitarians, Marxists and Human Rights -- Can Human Rights be Universal - New Perspectives -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: MORAL RELATIVISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Moral Relativism and Human Rights -- Objections to the Concept of Human Rights -- Justification for Human Rights -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: COMPLICITY AND RESPONSIBILITY -- Chapter 7: DHARMA: THE OVERRIDING PRINCIPLE OF INDIAN LIFE AND THOUGHT -- Metaphysical Dimension of Dharma -- Regulatory Role of Dharma -- References -- Chapter 8: MORAL FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL ORDER AS SUGGESTED IN THE VAISESIKASUTRAS -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: MODERN WESTERN CONCEPTION OF JUSTICE AS EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW AND DHARMASASTRAS -- Notes -- References -- Part Two: HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES
  • Chapter 10: FRAGILE IDENTITIES AND CONSTRUCTED RIGHTS -- Sushma -- Qul -- References -- Chapter 11: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: COMPENSATION OR DISCRIMINATION? -- The History of the Debate -- Justice, Equality and Affirmative Action -- A Defence of Preferential Treatment -- Logical Considerations -- Is It a Logical Question at All? -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12: ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE LGBT DISCOURSE IN INDIA -- Introduction -- Historical Background -- NGO Politics -- The Globalspeak of LGBT Rights -- Human Rights as Discourse -- Ethical Stumbling Blocks -- Example -- Wild Anthropology among the Vulnerable Archaic -- Notes -- Chapter 13: DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE: LOCATING IN CONTEXT -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 14: PUNISHMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 15: RIGHTS OF THE 'MAD' IN MENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES -- Critiques of the 'Mainstream' Psychiatry -- Rights as Democratic Sureties -- Rights vs. Ethics -- W(h)ither then, Epistemology? -- From the Ethics of the Impossible to the Ethics of the Real -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 16: CHOICE, LIFE AND THE (M)OTHER: TOWARDS ETHICS IN/OF ABORTION -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 17: THE NATIONALIST PROJECT AND THE WOMEN'S QUESTION: A READING OF THE HOME AND THE WORLD AND NATIONALISM -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 18: ON THE IDEA OF OBLIGATION TO FUTURE GENERATIONS -- Note -- References -- Chapter 19: MORALITY IN CYBERSPACE: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION -- The Metamorphosis of Cyberspace -- A Clash of Rights -- Arguments in Favour of Intellectual Property Rights -- Two Types of Rights and Two Types of Goods -- Arguments against the Right to Profit from Intellectual Goods -- Intellectual Property and Moral Rights -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 20: VIOLENCE - A RIGHT TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE SELF? -- Mr. & Mrs. Iyer -- Ethics of Surviving Selves
  • Ahmedabad: Meta-name of Violence or Meto-nym of Violence, or Both? -- A Further Question... -- A Dying Race -- The Science of Survival: What Is -- The Ethics of Survival: What Ought -- Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Beyond Survival -- Beyond Mere Cannibalism -- Forms of Othering: Forms of Violence -- Ethics Beyond Cannibalism and Hegemony -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 21: 'MORAL OBLIGATION' TO FIGHT FOR THE PREVENTION OF GREATER CALAMITY: A DEBATE BETWEEN SADHARANA DHARMA AND SVA DHARMA -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 22: GLOBALISATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Human Rights: A Historical Perspective -- Impact of Globalisation -- Positive and Negative Factors of Globalisation -- Notes -- References -- End Matter -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
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EBC840419
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (372 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781843313373
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (Au-PeEL)EBL840419
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10481525
  • (CaONFJC)MIL337743
  • (OCoLC)741948942
Label
Applied Ethics and Human Rights : Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=840419
Publication
Copyright
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- INTRODUCTION -- I -- II -- III -- Notes -- References -- Part One: RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES -- Chapter 1: APPLYING ETHICS: MODES, MOTIVES AND LEVELS OF COMMITMENT -- Ethics and the World -- Applicability of an Ethical Theory -- Primacy of the Ethical -- Ethics and Metaethics -- Application and Motivation -- Application and Levels of Commitment -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: JURISPRUDENCE AND THE INDIVIDUAL: BRIDGING THE GENERAL AND THE PARTICULAR -- Legal Theory Prior to Positivism -- Bentham: Precursor to Positivism -- The Positivists: From Austin to Hart -- Challenges to Positivism: The Hart-Fuller Debate -- Challenges to Positivism: Dworkin -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: WHY MORAL RELATIVISM DOES NOT MAKE SENSE -- What is Moral Relativism? -- What is Wrong with Moral Relativism? -- Moral Truths -- Does Applied Ethics Presuppose Relativism? -- References -- Chapter 4: HUMAN RIGHTS - A THEORETICAL FORAY -- Origins -- Utilitarians, Marxists and Human Rights -- Can Human Rights be Universal - New Perspectives -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: MORAL RELATIVISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Moral Relativism and Human Rights -- Objections to the Concept of Human Rights -- Justification for Human Rights -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: COMPLICITY AND RESPONSIBILITY -- Chapter 7: DHARMA: THE OVERRIDING PRINCIPLE OF INDIAN LIFE AND THOUGHT -- Metaphysical Dimension of Dharma -- Regulatory Role of Dharma -- References -- Chapter 8: MORAL FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL ORDER AS SUGGESTED IN THE VAISESIKASUTRAS -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: MODERN WESTERN CONCEPTION OF JUSTICE AS EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW AND DHARMASASTRAS -- Notes -- References -- Part Two: HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES
  • Chapter 10: FRAGILE IDENTITIES AND CONSTRUCTED RIGHTS -- Sushma -- Qul -- References -- Chapter 11: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: COMPENSATION OR DISCRIMINATION? -- The History of the Debate -- Justice, Equality and Affirmative Action -- A Defence of Preferential Treatment -- Logical Considerations -- Is It a Logical Question at All? -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12: ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE LGBT DISCOURSE IN INDIA -- Introduction -- Historical Background -- NGO Politics -- The Globalspeak of LGBT Rights -- Human Rights as Discourse -- Ethical Stumbling Blocks -- Example -- Wild Anthropology among the Vulnerable Archaic -- Notes -- Chapter 13: DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE: LOCATING IN CONTEXT -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 14: PUNISHMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 15: RIGHTS OF THE 'MAD' IN MENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES -- Critiques of the 'Mainstream' Psychiatry -- Rights as Democratic Sureties -- Rights vs. Ethics -- W(h)ither then, Epistemology? -- From the Ethics of the Impossible to the Ethics of the Real -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 16: CHOICE, LIFE AND THE (M)OTHER: TOWARDS ETHICS IN/OF ABORTION -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 17: THE NATIONALIST PROJECT AND THE WOMEN'S QUESTION: A READING OF THE HOME AND THE WORLD AND NATIONALISM -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 18: ON THE IDEA OF OBLIGATION TO FUTURE GENERATIONS -- Note -- References -- Chapter 19: MORALITY IN CYBERSPACE: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION -- The Metamorphosis of Cyberspace -- A Clash of Rights -- Arguments in Favour of Intellectual Property Rights -- Two Types of Rights and Two Types of Goods -- Arguments against the Right to Profit from Intellectual Goods -- Intellectual Property and Moral Rights -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 20: VIOLENCE - A RIGHT TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE SELF? -- Mr. & Mrs. Iyer -- Ethics of Surviving Selves
  • Ahmedabad: Meta-name of Violence or Meto-nym of Violence, or Both? -- A Further Question... -- A Dying Race -- The Science of Survival: What Is -- The Ethics of Survival: What Ought -- Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Beyond Survival -- Beyond Mere Cannibalism -- Forms of Othering: Forms of Violence -- Ethics Beyond Cannibalism and Hegemony -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 21: 'MORAL OBLIGATION' TO FIGHT FOR THE PREVENTION OF GREATER CALAMITY: A DEBATE BETWEEN SADHARANA DHARMA AND SVA DHARMA -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 22: GLOBALISATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Human Rights: A Historical Perspective -- Impact of Globalisation -- Positive and Negative Factors of Globalisation -- Notes -- References -- End Matter -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
Control code
EBC840419
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (372 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843313373
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC840419
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL840419
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10481525
  • (CaONFJC)MIL337743
  • (OCoLC)741948942

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