Morality and Moral Controversies: Readings in Moral, Social and Political Philosophy / Edition 8

Morality and Moral Controversies: Readings in Moral, Social and Political Philosophy / Edition 8

by John Arthur, Steven Scalet
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136031374

ISBN-13: 9780136031376

Pub. Date: 02/08/2008

Publisher: Pearson

For courses in Ethics, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Ethics, and Ethics and Moral Issues.

This comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory and the most current applied ethics debates emphasizing international concerns. Includes court cases in philosophical readings, an ethical theory overview; shows

Overview

For courses in Ethics, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Ethics, and Ethics and Moral Issues.

This comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory and the most current applied ethics debates emphasizing international concerns. Includes court cases in philosophical readings, an ethical theory overview; shows relevance of traditional and contemporary writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136031376
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/08/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents (new articles and essays are bolded)

Part I Moral Theory

Part II Issues of Life and Death

1.Terrorism and War

  • Is Terrorism Morally Distinctive? Samuel Scheffler
  • Torture — The Case for Dirty Harry Uwe Steinhoff
  • Training Torturers — A Critique of the “Ticking Bomb” Argument Jessica Wolfendale
  • On the Morality of War Richard A. Wassertstrom
  • The Morality of Pacifism Cheyney Ryan
  • Civil Liberties in the Time of War Korematsu v. U.S.

2. Capital Punishment

  • Gregg v. Georgia
  • Perlmutter
  • Van den Haag
  • Reiman

3. Animals and Environmentalism.

  • Singer
  • Steinbock
  • Baxter
  • Callicott
  • The Maze and Aura Jack Turner

4. Human Reproduction: Cloning and Abortion

  • The Ethics of Cloning-to-Produce-Children The President’s Council on Bioethics
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Thomson
  • Warren
  • English
  • Marquis
  • Harris

5. Medicine and Deciding Who Should Live

  • JFK Memorial v. Heston
  • Godwin
  • Dyck
  • Rachels
  • Death with Dignity Act Gonzales v. Oregon
  • Brandt
  • Callahan
  • Harris

Part III Personal Relationships

6. Love and Sex

  • Kant
  • Finnis
  • Goldman
  • Mohr
  • Pineau
  • Paglia

7. Family and Friendship

  • Wassterstrom
  • Joseph
  • Bennett and Sullivan
  • Steinbock
  • Posner
  • LaFollette
  • Can Parents and Children be Friends? Joseph Kupfer
  • Parents and Children as Friends Kristjan Kristjansson
  • English

Part IV Political, Social, and Economic Relationships

8. The Ideal State

  • Locke
  • Machan
  • Mill
  • Mill
  • Rawls

9. Patriotism, Civil Disobedience, and the Rule of Law [last Dworkin deleted]

  • Texas v. Johnson
  • MacIntyre
  • Plato
  • Dworkin
  • Rawls
  • Letter from a Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Fuller

10. Property, Markets, and the Global Economy

  • Of Justice David Hume
  • The Entitlement Theory Robert Nozick
  • Inequality and Other Problems with Nozick’s Libertarianism John Rawls
  • The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx
  • Property Rights and Eminent Domain Kelo v. City of New London
  • Markets, Property, and Power Michael Walzer
  • The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits Milton Friedman
  • Rethinking the Social Responsibility of Business. John Mackey and Milton Friedman
  • Real World Justice Thomas Pogge
  • Antipoverty Warriors John McMillan

11. Liberty: Drugs and Speech

  • Szasz
  • Goodin
  • Shapiro
  • Mill
  • Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party
  • Lawrence and Gunther
  • Dershowitz
  • Longino
  • Wicclair
  • American Booksellers v. Hudnut

12. Equality: Race and Gender

  • Separate But Equal? Brown v. Board of Education
  • Mill and Taylor
  • Kymlicka
  • Wasserstrom
  • Young
  • Richards

13. Immigration and the Multicultural Society

  • The Ethics of Immigration Veit Bader
  • Illegal Immigrants, Health Care, and Social Responsibility James Dwyer
  • Raz
  • Sen
  • Wisconsin v. Yoder

14. Affirmative Action, Reparations, and Apologies

  • Affirmative Action in Higher Education Grutter v. Bollinger
  • Affirmative Action in Higher Education Gratz v. Bollinger
  • Reparations and Apologies: Recent Action and Conflicted Views Wendy Koch, Stanley Fish, and Z. Dwight Bellingsly
  • Reverse Discrimination James Rachels

Appendix: The Bill of Rights and 14th Amendment

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