Ethics for Disaster

ISBN-10: 0742564959

ISBN-13: 9780742564954

Edition: 2010

Authors: Naomi Zack
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Introduction and Overview of the Chapters
Disaster Planning: Is Saving the Greatest Number Best?
Lifeboat Ethics and Disaster: Should We Blow Up the Fat Man?
Virtues for Disaster: Mitch Rapp and Ernest Shackleton
The Social Contract: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Art Spiegelman
Public Policy: Snakes on a Plane, Fire in the Pentagon, and Disaster Rights
The Disadvantaged and Disaster: Hurricane Katrina
Conclusion: A Code of Ethics for Disaster, Its Implications, and the Water Crisis
Postscript: Moral versus Monetary Values of Human Life
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