Social Ethics: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

Social Ethics: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

by Jenny Teichman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631196099

ISBN-13: 9780631196099

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.  See more details below

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:
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
Acknowledgements
Pt. 1Ethical Bedrock1
1Morality and Humanity3
2Egoism, Relativism, Consequentialism7
3Ethical Bedrock17
Pt. 2A Defence of Humanism27
4Human Beings and Persons29
5Human Beings and the Other Animals41
6Human Beings and Machines51
Pt. 3Death and Lives63
7Euthanasia - For and Against65
8Euthanasia - Logic and Practice78
9Abortion93
10Professional Ethics108
Pt. 4Ideology and Value121
11Feminism and Masculism123
12Freedom and Thought and Expression137
13The Right, the Left and the Green151
App. 1Natural Rights as Justifying the Authority of the State170
App. 2The Controversy about Euthanasia: A Sample Case174
Glossary181
Bibliography185
Index191

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