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This magisterial work is the first comprehensive study of the ethics of killing, where the moral status of the individual killed is uncertain. Drawing on philosophical notions of personal identity and the immorality of killing, McMahan looks carefully at a host of practical issues, including abortion, infanticide, the killing of animals, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.

About the Author:
Jeff McMahan is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195079982
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publisher Imprint: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Height: 242 mm
  • No of Pages: 560
  • Series Title: Oxford Ethics
  • Weight: 899 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0195079981
  • Publisher Date: 03 Jan 2002
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 36 mm
  • Width: 164 mm


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