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The end of ethics in a technological society [electronic resource] / Lawrence E. Schmidt with Scott Marratto.

By: Schmidt, Lawrence, 1942-.
Contributor(s): Marratto, Scott L. (Scott Louis), 1968-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xv, 246 p.).ISBN: 9780773574984 (electronic bk.); 0773574980 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects | Ethics, Modern -- 21st century | Technologie -- Aspect moral | Morale -- 21e si�ecle | PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy | PHILOSOPHY / SocialGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: End of ethics in a technological society.DDC classification: 170 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Technology and the problem of nihilism -- Technology : a Canadian preoccupation at the end of Canada -- Technology, religion, and progress : the beginning and the end of optimism -- Technology, poverty, and malnutrition : the end of distributive justice -- Sustainable sufficiency is not enough : the end of environmental ethics -- Excursus on nuclear power : the end of sustainable sufficiency -- Modern weapons : the end of the just war theory -- Reproductive technologies : the end of sexual ethics -- Excursus on genetic testing, selective abortion, and the new eugenics -- Technology and the end of politics -- Technology and the end of ethics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-234) and index.

Technology and the problem of nihilism -- Technology : a Canadian preoccupation at the end of Canada -- Technology, religion, and progress : the beginning and the end of optimism -- Technology, poverty, and malnutrition : the end of distributive justice -- Sustainable sufficiency is not enough : the end of environmental ethics -- Excursus on nuclear power : the end of sustainable sufficiency -- Modern weapons : the end of the just war theory -- Reproductive technologies : the end of sexual ethics -- Excursus on genetic testing, selective abortion, and the new eugenics -- Technology and the end of politics -- Technology and the end of ethics.

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