Jepson Studies in Leadership

The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement

Editors: Flanigan, Jessica, Price, Terry L. (Eds.)

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  • Unites the work of established and distinguished philosophers such as Matthew Liao, David Wasserman, and the next generation of bioethicists 
  • Explores leaders' ethical responsibilities regarding health
  • Discusses ethical questions about identity, embodiment, discrimination, and accommodation, as well as questions concerning distributive justice and limitations on people’s medical rights
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About this book

This book explores our ethical responsibilities regarding health in general and disabilities in particular. Disability studies and human enhancement stand out as two emerging areas of research in medical ethics, prompting debates into ethical questions of identity, embodiment, discrimination, and accommodation, as well as questions concerning distributive justice and limitations on people’s medical rights. Edited by two ethicist philosophers, this book combines their mastery of the theoretical debates surrounding disability and human enhancement with attention to real world questions that health workers and patients may face. By including a wide range of high-quality voices and perspectives, the book provides an invaluable resource for scholars who are working on this important and emerging area of leadership and health care ethics. 

About the authors

Jessica Flanigan is Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, USA. 

Terry L. Price is Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, USA.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-95303-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-95302-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.99
price for USA
  • Unpublished eBooks cannot be pre-ordered in advance.
  • Due: November 3, 2018
  • ISBN 978-1-349-95790-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement
Editors
  • Jessica Flanigan
  • Terry L. Price
Series Title
Jepson Studies in Leadership
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-95303-5
DOI
10.1057/978-1-349-95303-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-349-95302-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-95790-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 203
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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