Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy / Edition 5

Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy / Edition 5

by Thomas A. Mappes, Jane S. Zembaty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070401438

ISBN-13: 9780070401433

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Perfect for introductory ethics courses,this popular anthology encourages a critical examination of contemporary moral problems by representing differing viewpoints on issues like the death penalty; euthanasia; hate speech and censorship; world hunger and global justice; and the environment. The readings,half of which are new to this Fifth Edition,include relevant

Overview

Perfect for introductory ethics courses,this popular anthology encourages a critical examination of contemporary moral problems by representing differing viewpoints on issues like the death penalty; euthanasia; hate speech and censorship; world hunger and global justice; and the environment. The readings,half of which are new to this Fifth Edition,include relevant options,as well as selections from the work of some of the most respected contemporary writers and thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070401433
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: ABORTION
Introduction
Mary Anne Warren: On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
Jane English: Abortion and the Concept of a Person
Don Marquis: Why Abortion is Immoral
Justice Harry A. Blackman: Majority Opinion in Roe v. Wade
Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony M. Kennedy, and David H. Souter, Opinion in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, Governor of Pennsylvania
Susan Sherwin, Abortion: A Feminist Perspective
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 1
CHAPTER 2: EUTHANASIA AND PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE
Introduction
James Rachels: Active and Passive Euthanasia
Daniel Callahan: Killing and Allowing to Die
Dan W. Brock: Voluntary Active Euthanasia
Stephen G. Potts: Objectives to the Institutionalization of Euthanasia
Margaret P. Battin: Euthanasia: The Way We Do It: The Way They Do It
David T. Watts and Timothy Howell, Assisted Suicide Is Not Voluntary Active Euthanasia
(and more...)

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