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Ethics and Politics Cases and Comments

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ISBN-10: 0534626459

ISBN-13: 9780534626457

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Amy Gutmann, Dennis Thompson

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A casebook that helps students recognize and assess the strengths and weaknesses of moral arguments in the making of public policy, ETHICS AND POLITICS: CASES AND COMMENTS is a special book for a unique course in the political science curriculum. Meant to be used in conjunction with other readings on political theory or moral philosophy, part one considers the ethics of process: the morally questionable means--violence, deception, and corruption--that are most commonly used by public officials. Part two discusses the ethics of policy: the valuable but often competing ends that public officials strive to achieve. Conflicting values, scarce resources, and stakes as high as life and death…    
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List price: $149.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Dennis Thompson is Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy and Associate Provost at Harvard University. He is the author of The Democratic Citizen: Social Science and Democratic Theory in the Twentieth Century, John Stuart Mill and Representative Government, and coauthor (with Amy Gutmann) of Democracy and Disagreement.

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