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The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit, Margaret Somerville, (electronic resource)

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The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit
Title
The ethical imagination
Title remainder
journeys of the human spirit
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Somerville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this timely, topical, and cogently argued book, Somerville asks: What does it mean to be human today, when mind-altering scientific breakthroughs are challenging our fundamental ideas of ourselves, how we relate to others and the world around us, and how we find meaning in life? Some of the controversial topics Somerville touches upon are our growing acceptance of new reproductive technologies, and our conundrums over the genetic modification of plants and animals. She eloquently proposes that it is only through our willingness to undertake a journey of the human imagination -- by heeding our stories, myths, and moral intuition -- that we can truly see, understand, speak about, and relate to the world around us, and thereby develop an ethics to guide us."--pub. website
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Somerville, Margaret A
Dewey number
170/.44
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1581.2
LC item number
.S65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
CBC Massey lectures series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Humanistic ethics
  • Conduct of life
Label
The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit, Margaret Somerville, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/C9947347-2FAB-42CF-89DD-44EC97543B16/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=14319BA8-23BB-49B5-A48E-A6557A8820C3
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Going on the ethical wallaby: searching for a shared ethics -- A poetry of ethics: creating a language of the ethical imagination -- Old nature, new science: respecting nature, the natural, and life -- From Homosapiens to Techno sapiens: protecting the essence of being human -- Past virtues for a future world : holding our humanness on trust
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887848834
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3675259
  • (OCoLC)647683661
Label
The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit, Margaret Somerville, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/C9947347-2FAB-42CF-89DD-44EC97543B16/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=14319BA8-23BB-49B5-A48E-A6557A8820C3
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Going on the ethical wallaby: searching for a shared ethics -- A poetry of ethics: creating a language of the ethical imagination -- Old nature, new science: respecting nature, the natural, and life -- From Homosapiens to Techno sapiens: protecting the essence of being human -- Past virtues for a future world : holding our humanness on trust
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887848834
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3675259
  • (OCoLC)647683661

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