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Author Tremblay, Rodrigue, 1939-

Title The code for global ethics : ten humanist principles / Rodrigue Tremblay ; preface by Paul Kurtz.

Published Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2010.

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 UniM Bail  171.2 TREM    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Code pour une éthique globale. English
Edition 1st English ed.
Physical description 300 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface. Toward a new planetary humanism / Paul Kurtz -- Introduction. The ethical infrastructure of every society -- 1. Dignity and equality -- 2. Respect life and property -- 3. Tolerance : the empathy principle -- 4. Sharing -- 5. No domination, no exploitation -- 6. No superstition -- 7. Conservation -- 8. Violence, war, and peace -- 9. Democracy -- 10. Education -- 11. Morality in everyday life -- Conclusion. For a better and more moral future -- Annex. Comparative moral commandments -- App. Main humanist and ethical organizations.
Summary "Expanding upon the basic humanist principle that morality is a strictly human concern and should be independent of religious creeds and dogma - as was articulated in Humanist Manifesto 2000 and the two Humanist Manifestos issued in the mid-twentieth century - distinguished economist Rodrigue Tremblay articulates a much-needed code for global ethics, which further elaborates ten humanist principles designed for a world community that is growing ever closer."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Humanistic ethics.
Social ethics.
ISBN 9781616141721 (cloth : alk. paper)
1616141727 (cloth : alk. paper)