the ethics of food a reader for the twenty first century

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The Ethics Of Food

Author : Gregory E. Pence
ISBN : 0742513343
Genre : Philosophy
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In The Ethics of Food, Gregory E. Pence brings together a collection of voices who share the view that the ethics of genetically modified food is among the most pressing societal questions of our time. This comprehensive collection addresses a broad range of subjects, including the meaning of food, moral analyses of vegetarianism and starvation, the safety and environmental risks of genetically modified food, issues of global food politics and the food industry, and the relationships among food, evolution, and human history.

Food Security And Food Safety For The Twenty First Century

Author : Soraj Hongladarom
ISBN : 9789812874177
Genre : Philosophy
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This book is a collection of selected papers that were presented at the First International Conference of the Asia-Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSAFE 2013), which was held at Chulalongkorn University from November 28 – 30, 2013. The papers are interdisciplinary, containing insights into food security and food ethics from a variety of perspectives, including, but not limited to, philosophy, sociology, law, sociology, economics, as well as the natural sciences. The theme of the conference was to consider the interplay and balance between food security and food ethics as the world approaches the middle part of the twenty-first century.

Die Weltanschauung Der Ehrfurcht Vor Dem Leben Kulturphilosophie Iii

Author : Albert Schweitzer
ISBN : 9783406704789
Genre : Philosophy
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An keinem Teil seines Werks lag Albert Schweitzer mehr als an seinem Beitrag zur Philosophie. Doch die ihm gebührende Wirkung mußte ausbleiben, weil nach seinen beiden philosophischen Büchern von 1923, der Kulturkritik (Kulturphilosophie I) und der Ethik (Kulturphilosophie II) - heute zusammengefaßt unter dem Titel `Kultur und Ethik` -, kein weiteres mehr erschien. Hier wird aus dem Nachlaß die Fortsetzung veröffentlicht, an der Albert Schweitzer 14 Jahre lang, von 1931 - 1945, gearbeitet hat. Der Leser kann jetzt die Linien des Schweitzerischen Denkens über die Erstlingsschriften hinaus verfolgen. Sichtbar wird dabei der eindrucksvolle Versuch, die Ethik zu einer `Weltphilosophie`, zu einer quer durch die Kulturen akzeptierbaren Deutung von Leben und Kosmos auszubauen. Albert Schweitzer wird spätestens mit dieser Veröffentlichung als bedeutender Philosoph unseres Jahrhunderts erkennbar - in einem Werk von überraschender Aktualität.

Communication Practices In Engineering Manufacturing And Research For Food And Water Safety

Author : David Wright
ISBN : 9781118274279
Genre : Computers
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Safety continues to be a primary concern in the food, water, and pharmaceutical industries. Written by experts in food, drug, and water safety, this book examines some of the ways in which communication has affected safety issues in the recent past and encourages discussions about what improvements can be made. In particular, it helps engineers who are directly involved in creating safety systems and procedures to communicate these designs to other engineers and to general public. Case studies to illustrate the topics, including a case study on the mad cow disease outbreak, are provided.

Reading 1 Corinthians In The Twenty First Century

Author : Cornelia Cyss Crocker
ISBN : 0567026000
Genre : Religion
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Cornelia Cyss-Wittenstein uses the insights of hermeneutics and other critical methods to offer a new reading of 1 Corinthians.

The Philosophy Of Food

Author : David M. Kaplan
ISBN : 9780520951976
Genre : Cooking
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This book explores food from a philosophical perspective, bringing together sixteen leading philosophers to consider the most basic questions about food: What is it exactly? What should we eat? How do we know it is safe? How should food be distributed? What is good food? David M. Kaplan’s erudite and informative introduction grounds the discussion, showing how philosophers since Plato have taken up questions about food, diet, agriculture, and animals. However, until recently, few have considered food a standard subject for serious philosophical debate. Each of the essays in this book brings in-depth analysis to many contemporary debates in food studies—Slow Food, sustainability, food safety, and politics—and addresses such issues as "happy meat," aquaculture, veganism, and table manners. The result is an extraordinary resource that guides readers to think more clearly and responsibly about what we consume and how we provide for ourselves, and illuminates the reasons why we act as we do.

Nanotechnology In The Agri Food Sector

Author : Lynn J. Frewer
ISBN : 3527634800
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Providing an overview of nanotechnology in the context of agriculture and food science, this monograph covers topics such as nano-applications in teh agri-food sector, as well as the social and ethical implications. Following a review of the basics, the book goes on to take an in-depth look at processing and engineering, encapsulation and delivery, packaging, crop protection and disease. It highlights the technical, regulatory, and safety aspects of nanotechnology in food science and agriculture, while also considering the environmental impact. A valuable and accessible guide for professionals, novices, and students alike.

Peter Singer Under Fire

Author : Jeffrey A. Schaler
ISBN : 9780812697698
Genre : Philosophy
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One of the leading ethical thinkers of the modern age, Peter Singer has repeatedly been embroiled in controversy. Protesters in Germany closed down his lectures, mistakenly thinking he was advocating Nazi views on eugenics. Conservative publisher Steve Forbes withdrew generous donations to Princeton after Singer was appointed professor of bioethics. His belief that infanticide is sometimes morally justified has appalled people from all walks of life. Peter Singer Under Fire gives a platform to his critics on many contentious issues. Leaders of the disability rights group Not Dead Yet attack Singer’s views on disability and euthanasia. Economists criticize the effectiveness of his ideas for solving global poverty. Philosophers expose problems in Singer’s theory of utilitarianism and ethicists refute his position on abortion. Singer’s engaging “Intellectual Autobiography” explains how he came by his controversial views, while detailed replies to each critic reveal further surprising aspects of his unique outlook.

A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox

Author : Anthony Weston
ISBN : 0195130405
Genre : Philosophy
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"Ideal for introductory and applied ethics courses, this unique text does not treat ethics as a purely academic, historical, or theoretical subject, but as a wide-ranging and ongoing set of challenges that calls for multiple and interwoven kinds of intelligence.

21 Lektionen F R Das 21 Jahrhundert

Author : Yuval Noah Harari
ISBN : 9783406727795
Genre : History
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Yuval Noah Harari ist der Weltstar unter den Historikern. In «Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit» erzählte er vom Aufstieg des Homo Sapiens zum Herrn der Welt. In «Homo Deus» ging es um die Zukunft unserer Spezies. Sein neues Buch schaut auf das Hier und Jetzt und konfrontiert uns mit den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit. Wie unterscheiden wir Wahrheit und Fiktion im Zeitalter der Fake News? Was sollen wir unseren Kindern beibringen? Wie können wir in unserer unübersichtlichen Welt moralisch handeln? Wie bewahren wir Freiheit und Gleichheit im 21. Jahrhundert? Seit Jahrtausenden hat die Menschheit über den Fragen gebrütet, wer wir sind und was wir mit unserem Leben anfangen sollen. Doch jetzt setzen uns die heraufziehende ökologische Krise, die wachsende Bedrohung durch Massenvernichtungswaffen und der Aufstieg neuer disruptiver Technologien unter Zeitdruck. Bald schon wird irgendjemand darüber entscheiden müssen, wie wir die Macht nutzen, die künstliche Intelligenz und Biotechnologie bereit halten. Dieses Buch will möglichst viele Menschen dazu anregen, sich an den großen Debatten unserer Zeit zu beteiligen, damit die Antworten nicht von den blinden Kräften des Marktes gegeben werden.

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