Ethics for Disaster
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|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|
|About the Author|