You are looking at  1-10 of 28 items

  • Keywords: abortion x
Clear All

View:

Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Lyman Bushman

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365562
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195310306
A Very Short Introduction
7. The Mormon world

7. The Mormon world  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365562
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195310306
7. The Mormon world
Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction  

Damien Keown

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775994
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804570.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192804570
A Very Short Introduction
Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction  

D. Stephen Long

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777523
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568864.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199568864
A Very Short Introduction
Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction

Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction  

Malise Ruthven

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776953
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199212705.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199212705
A Very Short Introduction
Some ethical ideas

Some ethical ideas  

Simon Blackburn

in Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775970
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804426.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804426
. Some ethical ideas
3. Christian ethics in and beyond modernity

3. Christian ethics in and beyond modernity  

D. Stephen Long

in Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777523
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568864.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199568864
3. Christian ethics in and beyond modernity
2. An enduring value

2. An enduring value  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725947
2. An enduring value While much of our contemporary disquiet about privacy tends to spring from technological threats to privacy, a much broader conception of the notion is adopted by many writers on the subject. It includes, in particular, ‘decisional’ privacy (the right of individuals to choose: whether to abort a foetus, their use of contraception, their sexual preferences, and other similar ‘private’ or ‘personal’ decisions). This right to choose is, of course, an extremely important feature of a democratic society, and is fundamental to individual autonomy and freedom, but my own view, explained in this chapter, is that matters
9. ‘Eternal law’, changing times

9. ‘Eternal law’, changing times  

Norman Solomon

in Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
Published Online: 
Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687350
9. ‘Eternal law’, changing times poskim (rabbis who decide the law) have drawn on traditional sources to tackle contemporary problems. This is a crucial exercise. If the Torah is indeed an ‘eternal law’ as the Orthodox claim, it must be possible to obtain guidance from it at all times and in all places. General moral principles are easy enough to derive from the Bible and Talmud, but they don’t easily yield clear answers to specific questions. Clear answers are—in theory, at least—to be found through halakha , ‘law’, the process of legal reasoning based on sources and precedents.
9. Family medicine meets the House of Lords

9. Family medicine meets the House of Lords  

Tony Hope

in Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775680
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802828.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192802828
9. Family medicine meets the House of Lords

View: