The Moral Landscape

In this highly controversial book, Sam Harris seeks to link morality to the rest of human knowledge.

The Moral Landscape

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The Moral Landscape
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Sam Harris
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Sam Harris’s first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to nonbelieving scientists—agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of human values. Indeed, our failure to address questions
Military Robots
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Jai Galliott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. Intrinsically linked are questions and perennial problems
The Moral Landscape
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Sam Harris
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Calls for an end to religion's role in dictating morality, demonstrating how the scientific community's understandings about the human brain may enable the establishment of secular codes of behavior.
Epistle to a Sam Harris Nation
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Bill Whitehouse
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-27 - Publisher: CreateSpace

Takes on the ideas of Sam Harris using his own chosen tools, namely, reason and science.
The Ethics of Bioethics
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Lisa A. Eckenwiler, Felicia G. Cohn
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-16 - Publisher: JHU Press

Through twenty-five lively essays examining the field's history and trends, shortcomings and strengths, and the political and policy interplay within the bioethical realm, this comprehensive book begins a much-needed critical and constructive discussion of the moral landscape of bioethics.