Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 November 2021

304 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190943646

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The Ethics of Uncertainty

Entangled Ethical and Epistemic Risks in Disorders of Consciousness

L. Syd M Johnson

  • Presents the first book-length, empirically-informed philosophical treatment of disorders of consciousness
  • Develops a compelling new ethical approach to disorders of consciousness focused on uncertainty, epistemic and ethical risk, and justice
  • Rejects longstanding ethical dogmas about the significance of consciousness for moral standing and personhood

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