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The Ethics of Torture

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Torture has recently been the subject of some sensational headlines. As a result, there has been a huge surge in interest in the ethical implications of this contentious issue.

The Ethics of Torture offers the first complete introduction to the philosophical debates surrounding torture. The book asks key questions in light of recent events such as the abuse of detainees at
Paperback, 176 pages
Published July 21st 2009 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published 2009)
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Heather Clitheroe
Feb 18, 2012 Heather Clitheroe rated it it was amazing
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Goes beyond a general discussion of the 'give and take' or economic model of torture to examine issues of phenomenological and dramaturgical models of torture and their lasting impact on both victims and interrogators. Quite an eye-opening book; well worth an afternoon of reading.
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