Are natural rights 'nonsense on stilts', as Jeremy Bentham memorably put it? Must the very notion of a right be individualistic, subverting the common good? Should the right against torture be absolut ... 続きを読む
The things we do today may make life worse for future generations.
But why should we care what happens to people who won't be born until after all of us are gone? Some philosophers have treated this a ... 続きを読む
An original and thought-provoking exploration of an urgent question that concerns us all
Likely to change the way the reader thinks about herself in relation to the future of humanity
Short, li ... 続きを読む
In Works Righteousness, Anna L. Peterson examines the place of practice in contemporary ethical theory. Peterson argues that rather than assuming that pre-established moral ideas guide action, ethicis ... 続きを読む