In this book, Professor Simon Lee explores 5 acute moral dilemmas of the new millennium. He unravels the moral thinking behind the opposing views of the case of the Siamese twins; he explores sharply conflicting reactions to the release of the killers of James Bulger; he traces the moral dilemmas within the Northern Irish peace process; and he examines the ethics of business and government behavior in the year of collapses from rural industry to Railtrack. Finally, he offers one of the first considered ethical analyses of contrasting responses to the September 11th terror attacks in the USA. Ranging across philosophy, law, and theology, this analysis of hard cases and uneasy ethics culminates in a novel interpretation of politics' elusive Third Way.
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