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: 0631196080

ISBN-13: 9780631196082

Pub. Date: 11/15/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Social Ethics is an animated introduction to moral philosophy and the key ethical issues of today, and will serve as the ideal text for undergraduate courses in applied, practical and social ethics.

Overview

Social Ethics is an animated introduction to moral philosophy and the key ethical issues of today, and will serve as the ideal text for undergraduate courses in applied, practical and social ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631196082
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/15/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.85(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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