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Ethics for a Brave New World

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Aldous Huxley’s 1932 book Brave NewWorld foresees a world in which technological advanceshave obliterated morality and freedom. John Feinberg and PaulFeinberg, in the first edition of Ethics for a Brave NewWorld, noted how Huxley landed frighteningly close to thetruth. Their book responded to ethical crises such as abortion,euthanasia, capital punishment, and genetic engin

Paperback, Second, 848 pages
Published November 4th 2010 by Crossway
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Dave Jenkins
Within our lifetimes developments in technology have brought staggering changes to the way people can be conceived, born, healed or die. And prospects for the future are as mind-boggling as what has already happened. Ethics intends to set forth what ought to be, not what is. But it should help us evaluate the rightness or wrongness of what is and tells us how to act in light of it. Unfortunately changes in what is in modern life have far outdistanced reflection upon how we ought to live in such...more
This is a large book very intimidating. however I just started reading tonight and learned much so far its a good academic book.

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"What makes good acts good and evil acts evil? If Nazi soldiers ask if I am
hiding Jews in my attic, is it immoral to lie in order to safeguard those I
am protecting? How do I know my moral rules are correct? How would
I prove that Christian ethics are binding on non-Christians?

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