Reading Onora O'neill

David Archard*, Monique Deveaux, Neil Manson, Daniel Weinstock

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Onora O'Neill is one of the foremost moral philosophers writing today. Her work on ethics and bioethics, political philosophy and the philosophy of Kant is extremely influential. Her landmark Reith Lectures on trust did much to establish the subject not only on the philosophical and political agenda but in the world of media, business and law more widely.

Reading Onora O'Neill.

Is the first book to examine and critically appraise the work of this important thinker. It includes specially commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers in ethics, Kantian philosophy and political philosophy. The following aspects of O'Neill's work are examined:

• Global justice • Kant • The ethics of the family • Bioethics • Consent • Trust.

Featuring a substantial reply to her critics at the end of the book, Reading Onora O'Neill is essential reading for students and scholars of ethics and political philosophy.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages253
ISBN (Print)9780203758793
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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