Thirteen Questions in Ethics and Social Philosophy / Edition 2

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Overview

In response to rising student interest in multi-culturalism and to reflect the current issues of today, THIRTEEN QUESTIONS IN ETHICS AND SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY, Second Edition features articles and discussions on a variety of topics, from sexual harassment to medical ethics. Articles by authors from many different backgrounds are included, such as Sophocles, Bertrand Russell, Ellen Willis, and Catherine MacKinnon.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155036840
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/23/1997
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

G. Lee Bowie received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University and has taught at University of Michigan, University of Mass, Amherst College, and Hampshire College. Currently he is Professor of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College.

Kathleen M. Higgins is professor at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at the University of Auckland and the University of California, Riverside, in addition to the University of Texas. She is author of several books, including NIETZSCHE'S "ZARATHUSTRA," THE MUSIC OF OUR LIVES, COMIC RELIEF: NIETZSCHE'S "GAY SCIENCE," THE MUSIC BETWEEN US: IS MUSIC THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE? and co-wrote (with Robert C. Solomon) WHAT NIETZSCHE REALLY SAID, A SHORT HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY, and A PASSION FOR WISDOM. She has edited or co-edited numerous books, including AESTHETICS IN PERSPECTIVE and THIRTEEN QUESTIONS IN ETHICS AND SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY, Second Edition (with Lee Bowie and Meredith Michaels).

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Table of Contents

1. What Kind of Person Do I Want to Be? 2. How Should I Treat My Family and Friends? 3. How Can I Make Sense of Sex? 4. What Is Reproductive Freedom? 5. Is It Ever Right to Lie? 6. How Should I Make Money? 7. What Are My Rights? 8. How Does Racism Affect My Life? 9. Can There Be Equality Between Men and Women? 10. Can We Control Violence? 11. What Should We Sacrifice for Animals and the Environment? 12. How Should I Respond to Poverty? 13. What Are the Proper Ends of Medicine?

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