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Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674268586

Publication Date: 03/15/1986

Short

244 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

North America only

Bernard Williams was White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy, Oxford University, and Deutsch Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley.

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane