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The Resource Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong, David Edmonds

Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong, David Edmonds

Label
Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong
Title
Would you kill the fat man?
Title remainder
the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong
Statement of responsibility
David Edmonds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edmonds, David
Dewey number
150
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1012
LC item number
.E34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Thought experiments
  • Churchill, Winston
Label
Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong, David Edmonds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Philosophy and the trolley. Churchill's dilemma ; Spur of the moment ; The founding mothers ; The seventh son of Count Landulf ; Fat man, loop, and lazy susan ; Ticking clocks and the sage of Königsburg ; Paving the road to Hell ; Morals by numbers -- Part. 2. Experiments and the trolley. Out of the armchair ; It just feels wrong ; Dudley's choice and the moral instinct -- Part 3. Mind and brain and the trolley. The irrational animal ; Wrestling with neurons ; Bionic trolley -- Part 4. The trolley and its critics. A streetcar named backfire ; The terminal
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780691154022
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013012385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2013012385
  • (OCoLC)844774254
Label
Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong, David Edmonds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Philosophy and the trolley. Churchill's dilemma ; Spur of the moment ; The founding mothers ; The seventh son of Count Landulf ; Fat man, loop, and lazy susan ; Ticking clocks and the sage of Königsburg ; Paving the road to Hell ; Morals by numbers -- Part. 2. Experiments and the trolley. Out of the armchair ; It just feels wrong ; Dudley's choice and the moral instinct -- Part 3. Mind and brain and the trolley. The irrational animal ; Wrestling with neurons ; Bionic trolley -- Part 4. The trolley and its critics. A streetcar named backfire ; The terminal
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780691154022
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013012385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2013012385
  • (OCoLC)844774254

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