Body-self dualism in contemporary ethics and politics

Patrick Lee, Robert P. George

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Abstract

This book treats the question of what a human person is and the ethical and political controversies of abortion, hedonism and drug-taking, euthanasia, and sex ethics. It defends the position that human beings are both body and soul, with a fundamental and morally important difference from other animals. It defends the traditional position on the most controversial specific moral and political issues of the day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)9780511509643
ISBN (Print)0521882486, 9780521882484
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences

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