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Author Scarry, Elaine
Title Thinking in an emergency (norton global ethics series) / Elaine Scarry
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  363.34 Sca77 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101486846
Edition 1st ed
Descript xv, 157 p. ; 22 cm
Series Amnesty International global ethics series
Amnesty International global ethics series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The seduction to stop thinking -- Four models of emergency thinking. CPR ; Mutual aid contracts ; The Swiss shelter system ; The constitutional brake on war -- The place of habit in acts of thinking
Discusses the global ethics of increased executive power by invoking the idea of an emergency and cites philosophers, neuroscientists, and artists to prove that thinking and taking fast action are compatible
Subject War and emergency powers
Abuse of administrative power
Emergency management -- Government policy
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