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Author Boyle, Joseph M., 1942-
Title Natural law ethics in theory & practice : a Joseph Boyle reader / edited by John Liptay & Christopher Tollefsen ; foreword by Robert P. George.
Imprint Washington, D.C : The Catholic University of America Press, [2020]

 ATHENAEUM NEW BOOKS  340.112 B792    DUE 02-11-21  
 ATHENAEUM NEW BOOKS  340.112 B792    DUE 02-11-21  
Author Boyle, Joseph M., 1942-
Subject Natural law -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Liptay, John J.,
Tollefsen, Christopher,
George, Robert P.,
Description xiv, 359 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is determinism self-refuting? -- Reasons for action : evaluative cognitions that underlie motivations -- Free choice, incomparably valuable options, and incommensurable categories of good -- Being reasonable in choosing among incommensurable goods -- On the most fundamental principle of morality -- Double effect and a certain type of embryotomy -- Toward understanding the principle of double effect -- Intention, permissibility, and the structure of agency -- An immoral kind of deterrence -- Traditional just war theory and humanitarian intervention -- Natural law, ownership, and the world's natural resources -- Fairness in holdings : a natural law account of property and welfare rights -- Personal responsibility and freedom in health care : a contemporary natural law perspective -- A case for sometimes tube-feeding patients in persistent vegetative state -- Against "assisted death."
Summary "This volume presents a selection of previously published essays by Joseph Boyle, a crucial contributor to 20th century Catholic moral philosophy through his development of the New Classical Natural Law Theory"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9780813232959 paperback
0813232953 paperback
9780813232966 electronic book
OCLC # 1136959625

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