An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics, Paperback Book

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics Paperback


Mary Warnock debates today's most difficult moral issues, exploring the nature of ethics and the ways that we make moral decisions.

She explains how to distinguish right from wrong in areas ranging from euthanasia and abortion, Down's Syndrome and education, to genetic engineering.

Drawing on remarkably lucid examples from her personal and political life, Lady Warnock illustrates difficult cases to support her points, clarifying her standpoint in relation to the philosophers of ethics in a concise and thought-provoking way.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Duckworth Overlook
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780715635308

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