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Structure of Moral Revolutions - Studies of Changes in the Morality of Abortion, Death, and the Bioethics Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0262043084

ISBN-13: 9780262043083

Edition: 2019

Authors: Robert Baker

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A theoretical account of moral revolutions, illustrated by historical cases that include the criminalization and decriminalization of abortion and the patient rebellion against medical paternalism.We live in an age of moral revolutions in which the once morally outrageous has become morally acceptable, and the formerly acceptable is now regarded as reprehensible. Attitudes toward same-sex love, for example, and the proper role of women, have undergone paradigm shifts over the last several decades. In this book, Robert Baker argues that these inversions are the product of moral revolutions that follow a pattern similar to that of the scientific revolutions analyzed by Thomas Kuhn in his…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 11/15/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English