Social Ethics: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

Social Ethics: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

by Jenny Teichman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631196099

ISBN-13: 9780631196099

Pub. Date: 11/15/1996

Publisher: Wiley

'This is a readable and valuable study which is likely to provoke commentary amongst philosophers, and to provide a different model for decision-making amongst a wide range of welfare professionals.' --Professor stephen R.L. Clark, Univ. of Liverpool

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'This is a readable and valuable study which is likely to provoke commentary amongst philosophers, and to provide a different model for decision-making amongst a wide range of welfare professionals.' --Professor stephen R.L. Clark, Univ. of Liverpool

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631196099
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/15/1996
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part I: Ethical Bedrock:.

1. Morality and Humanity.

2. Egoism, Relativism, Consequentialism.

3. Ethical Bedrock.

Part II: A Defence of Humanism:.

4. Human Beings and Persons.

5. Human Beings and the Other Animals.

6. Human Beings and Machines.

Part III: Deaths and Lives:.

7. Euthanasia: For and Against.

8. Euthanasia: Logic and Practice.

9. Abortion.

10. Professional Ethics.

Part IV: Ideology and Value:.

11. Feminism and Masculism.

12. Freedom of Thought and Expression.

13. The Right, the Left and the Green.

Appendix I: Natural Rights as Justifying the Authority of the State.

Appendix II: The Controversy about Euthanasia, a Sample Case.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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