An Interview with Jonathan Glover: A Return to Causing Death and Saving Lives

Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique 2 (1):84-94 (2019)
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A few months after the publication of the French translation of his book Causing Death and Saving Lives, Jonathan Glover was kind enough to return to some of the theses defended in this book. In forty years, this work has become a classic of applied ethics in the English-speaking world. Glover tackled a series of questions involving the lives of men and women, including abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, the death penalty and war. We asked him here about the method he considers the best in moral philosophy, and returned to his criticism of certain dominant ideas at the time. Jonathan Glover also discusses some of the positions of his former students Peter Singer and Jeff McMahan.

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Benoît Basse
University of Reims


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