Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society (BOK)

Andrew Linzey, Paul A. B. Clarke

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This Dictionary provides a unique and groundbreaking survey of both the historical and contemporary interrelations between ethics, theology and society. In over 250 separately-authored entries, a selection of the world's leading scholars from many disciplines and many denominations present their own views on a wide range of topics. Arranged alphabetically, entries cover all aspects of philosophy, theology, ethics, economics, politics and government. Each entry includes: * a concise definition of the term * a description of the principal ideas behind it * analysis of its history, development and contemporary relevance * a detailed bibliography giving the major sources in the field The entire field is prefaced by an editorial introduction outlining its scope and diversity. Selected entries include: Animal Rights * Capital Punishment * Communism * Domestic Violence * Ethics * Evil * Government * Homophobia * Humanism * Liberation Theology * Politics * Pornography * Racism * Sexism * Society * Vivisection * Women's Ordination

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Andrew Linzey, Paul A. B. Clarke
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415867672
Antall sider 960 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 4,1cm
Vekt 1950 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Religion: general, Ethics & moral philosophy, Social theory, Reference works