The Resource Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack

Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack

Label
Ethics for disaster
Title
Ethics for disaster
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Zack
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ethics for Disaster addresses the moral aspects of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, plane crashes, Avian Flu pandemics, and other disasters. Naomi Zack explores how these catastrophes illuminate the existing inequalities in society. By employing the moral systems of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics to analyze the consequences of recent natural disasters, Zack reveals the special plight of the poor, disabled, and infirm when tragedy strikes. Zack explores the political foundations of social contract theory and dignitarianism and invites readers to rethink the distinction betwe
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
172/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.2
LC item number
.Z33 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy
Label
Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-137) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 in disaster : Hurricane Katrina -- A code of ethics for disaster, its implications, and the water crisis -- Moral versus monetary values of human life
Control code
ocn396949059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 143 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742564961
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612496660
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249666
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3628368x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)396949059
  • ebsco0742564967
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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