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Anthony Clifford Grayling

Anthony Clifford Grayling  

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(1949–)Anthony Grayling was born in Luanshya, Zambia on 3 April 1949. He grew up in the English expatriate community of Central and East Africa, which afforded him eclectic philosophical ...
autonomy in applied ethics

autonomy in applied ethics  

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The concept of personal autonomy, used in a broad sense which goes beyond its Kantian origins, has been much invoked in recent writing on issues in applied ethics. It has ...
business ethics

business ethics  

Is the application of ethical reasoning to the situation of business organizations, including their role as employers. It is a growing field of academic research and teaching in university business ...
Jennifer Lesley Trusted

Jennifer Lesley Trusted  

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(1925–)Jennifer Trusted was born in Cambridge on 28 March 1925. She was educated at the Perse Girls School and studied natural sciences at Cambridge, with a Pt II Tripos ...
Mary Warnock

Mary Warnock  

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(1924– ).Baroness Warnock has done notable work in at least four fields: academic philosophy (narrowly conceived); the theory and practice of education; the morality and legality of new methods of ...
Patrick Horace Nowell-Smith

Patrick Horace Nowell-Smith  

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(1914–)Patrick Nowell-Smith was born in Polzeath, Cornwall on 17 August 1914. He was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he took first class honours in Greats. In ...
Peter A. Singer

Peter A. Singer  

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(1946– ).Best known for his writing in areas of applied ethics, starting with his best-selling Animal Liberation (London, 1976), in which he argues that most treatment meted out to animals ...
Richard Mervyn Hare

Richard Mervyn Hare  

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(1919–2002)R. M. Hare was born in Backwell, Somerset on 21 March 1919 and died in Ewelme, Oxfordshire on 29 January 2002. He married Catherine Verney in 1947, and they ...
Robert Silcock Downie

Robert Silcock Downie  

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(1933–)R. S. (Robin) Downie was born in Glasgow on 19 April 1933. He was educated at the High School of Glasgow and the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford. At ...
Stanley Isaac Benn

Stanley Isaac Benn  

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(1920–86)Stanley Benn was born in West Ham and died on 25 July 1986. He was educated at the West Ham secondary school and at the London School of Economics. ...
Stephen Edelston Toulmin

Stephen Edelston Toulmin  

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(1922–)Stephen Toulmin was born in London, England, on 25 March 1922, to Geoffrey Edelston Toulmin and Doris Holman Toulmin. A physicist and mathematician as an undergraduate, Toulmin received a ...

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