The Politics of Human Life

This book centres on the notion of human life that lies at the foundation of contemporary thinking in the areas of ethics, law and politics.

The Politics of Human Life

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The Politics of Life Itself
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Nikolas Rose
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-09 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

For centuries, medicine aimed to treat abnormalities. But today normality itself is open to medical modification. Equipped with a new molecular understanding of bodies and minds, and new techniques for manipulating basic life processes at the level of molecules, cells, and genes, medicine now seeks to manage human vital processes.
The Politics of Human Life
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Piergiorgio Donatelli
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This book centres on the notion of human life that lies at the foundation of contemporary thinking in the areas of ethics, law and politics. Centrally, the book addresses the deep divide, characteristic of this thinking, between: on the one hand, those who wish to do away with any anthropological
The Politics of Human Nature
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Thomas Fleming
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: Transaction Publishers

The effort to understand human nature in a political context is a daunting challenge that has been undertaken in a variety of ways and by a myriad of disciplines through the ages. From Plato to Hobbes and Burke, to Wallas and Oakeschott in our era, efforts have been made to
Emotional Life and the Politics of Welfare
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: P. Hoggett
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-08-22 - Publisher: Springer

Social policy and political theory are based upon rationalist models of the human subject. Drawing particularly upon contemporary Kleinian and feminist political theory the author explores the powerful role that emotions such as love, hate and fear play in the development of the human subject. From this base the book
Christianity and the Politics of Human Life
Language: en
Pages: 7
Authors: Michael Tate
Categories: Christian ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

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