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Excerpted chapters from the ninth edition of White Contemporary Moral Problems made available to provide readers with a brief anthology for ethical study of war, terrorism and torture. Supported with problem cases, an illuminating introductory essay, and study questions, this text will engage students in one of the most crucial moral debates of our time. Readings representing divergent viewpoints will challenge them to develop their own critical positions. This text is available either as a standalone reader or can be bundled with any other Wadsworth title.
Introduction 1. DOUGLAS P. LACKEY: Pacifism WILLIAM V. OBRIEN: The Conduct of Just and Limited War. LAURIE CALHOUN: The Terrorists Tacit Message. LOUISE RICHARDSON: What Is Terrorism? CLAUDIA CARD: Questions Regarding a War on Terrorism. DAVID LUBAN: The War on Terrorism and the End of Human Rights. PROBLEM CASES. SUGGESTED READINGS. 2 Torture. Introduction. HENRY SHUE: Torture. DAVID LUBAN: Torture and the Ticking Bomb. HEATHER MACDONALD: How to Interrogate Terrorists. PROBLEM CASES. SUGGESTED READINGS. INDEX.
Posted August 25, 2012
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