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01.Living on the Edge: The Mythical, Spiritual, and Philosophical Roots of Social Marginality
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Editors: Laura V. Siegal
Book Description:
In a world of seemingly never-ending technological advances, questions of ethics take on even more significance than in the past. Conflicts of interest abound and pressure mounts at every turn for more profits, higher incomes, power and instant gratification leads to the temptation to ignore questions of ethics. This new book presents new and interesting research on ethical issues in the modern day.

Table of Contents:
1. Rational Social Normative Trust as a Rational Genuine Trust (Maj Tuomela, University of Helsinki, Finland)
2. Personal Identity, Self-Interest and Preferences (Nils Holtug)
3. Ethical Concern for the Distant and the Absent (Michael H. Kottow, University of Chile)
4. From the Ontology of Temporality of the Ethics of the Future: Care and Responsibility in Hans Jonas (Marianna G. Furnari)
5. Conceptual Differences Between Morality and Ethics and their Implications for a Contemporary Ethics, Based on Nietzsche and Spinoza's Thoughts (André Martins, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
6. Ethical Issues Raised by Technological Change: How Should Managers Respond? (William P. Cordeiro, California State University Channel Islands, USA)
7. A Stakeholder Based Method for Business Ethics (Ellen-Marie Forsberg, The National Committees for Research Ethics, Norway)
8. The Concept of a Person and the Sale of Organs (Hugh Upton, University of Wales Swansea, UK)
9. Machiavellianism: How do Today's Indonesian Students Compare with US Students of Today and the 1960's? (Harry A. Harmon et al., Central Missouri State University, USA)
10. A Defense of Eudaimonist Egoism (Richard Volkman, Southern Connecticut State University, USA)
11. The Casual Closer Argument (Stewart Goetz)
12. Perceptions of Domestic Animals: A National Survey of Producers and the Public (S.L. Davis and L.A. Cramer, Oregon State University, USA)
13. A New Paradigm for Understanding Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Trials (Jesse W. Butler et al.)

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-60021-090-2
   Status: AV
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