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Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society By Paul A. B. Clarke

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society by Paul A. B. Clarke

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This Dictionary provides a unique and ground-breaking survey of both the historical and contemporary relations between ethics, theology and society. Entries cover all aspects of theology , philosophy, ethics, economics, and politics.

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society Summary

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society by Paul A. B. Clarke

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

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society Reviews

`Boldly breaking fresh ground this is an important new book. It will appeal to a diverse community of readers. Purchase is strongly recommended for academic institutions serving humanities and social science students. Major public reference collections will also want a copy.' - Library Review

`This is a remarkable reference book.' - RSPCA Science Review

`The Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society is an ambitious interdisciplinary work ... the striking novelty of this volume is the juxtaposition and range of topics

About Paul A. B. Clarke

Paul Barry Clarke researches and lectures in political philosophy and political theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex. He is currently exploring the political, theological and social relationships between autonomy and citizenship. He is the author of numerous books including the Autonomy of Politics (Gower, 1988) and Citizenship (Pluto Press, 1994). Professor Andrew Linzey is IFAW Senior Research Fellow in theology and animal rights at Mansfield College, University of Oxford. Past collaborations between the two editors include: Research on Embryos: Politics, Theology and the Law (London, 1988), Theology, the University and the Modern World (L.C.A.P., 1988) and Political Theory and Animal Rights (Pluto Press, 1990).

Table of Contents

Selected entries include:
Abortion * AIDS * Animal Rights * Capital Punishment * Communism * Domestic Violence * Drug Addiction * Ecological Theology * Ethics * Evil * Government * Homophobia * Humanism * Imperialism * Liberation Theology * Nuclear Energy * Politics * Pornography * Racism * Sexism * Society * Unemployment * Vivisection * Women's Ordination * Zoos

Additional information

NPB9780415062121
9780415062121
0415062128
Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society by Paul A. B. Clarke
New
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-12-14
964
N/A
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