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Ethics for Disaster

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Ethics for Disaster addresses the moral aspects of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, plane crashes, Avian Flu pandemics, and other disasters. Naomi Zack explores how these catastrophes illuminate the existing inequalities in society. By employing the moral systems of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics to analyze the consequences of recent natural disasters, ...more
Hardcover, 143 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published May 16th 2009)
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Brief overview of how decision making bodies should plan for ethical dilemmas like triage, priority of rescue, scarcity of supply and eminent threat.
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