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The Forking Trolley
The Forking Trolley

The Forking Trolley

An Ethical Journey to The Good Place


192 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: May 2019

ISBN 9781786750792

Rights: US & CA

Palazzo Editions (May 2019)


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A new armchair guide to ethics and moral philosophy, from the trolley problem to the balloon debate

Inspired by the hugely popular sitcom The Good Place, which uses a comic format to examine moral dilemmas and schools of ethical thought, this is a brief tour of the main issues that face humans when we try to "do the right thing." Using traditional and modern thought experiments, as well as 21st century dilemmas from the etiquette of texting to the narcissism of "selfie" culture, here is everything you need to know about reaching a good place in life.

Author Biography

James M. Russell is the author of A Brief Guide to Philosophical Classics and A Brief Guide to Spiritual Classics.