The Resource Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack, (electronic resource/)

Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack, (electronic resource/)

Label
Ethics for disaster
Title
Ethics for disaster
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Zack
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
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, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=273349
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-137) and index
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 (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
249666
Label
Ethics for disaster, Naomi Zack, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=273349
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-137) and index
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 (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
249666

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