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Being Ethical: Classic and New Voices on Contemporary Issues

Being Ethical: Classic and New Voices on Contemporary Issues

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ISBN-13: 9781554812981
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 12/19/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 680
Sales rank: 259,725
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Shari Collins and Bertha Alvarez Manninen are associate professors of philosophy at Arizona State University.

Jacqueline M. Gately teaches philosophy at Bentley University and Middlesex Community College.

Eric Comerford teaches philosophy at Estrella Mountain Community College.

Table of Contents


Theoretical Foundations

  1. Aristotle — Nicomachean Ethics
  2. Immanuel Kant — Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals
  3. W.D. Ross — “What Makes Right Action Right?”
  4. John Stuart Mill — from Utilitarianism
  5. John Rawls — “Distributive Justice”
  6. Iris Marion Young — “Five Faces of Oppression”
  7. bell hooks — “Theory as Liberatory Practice”

Personal and Public Identity

  1. Jean-Paul Sartre — “The Look”
  2. Axel Honneth — “Integrity and Disrespect: Principles of a Conception of Morality Based on the Theory of Recognition”
  3. Luis Plascencia — “The ‘Undocumented’ Mexican Migrant Question: Re-examining the Framing of Law and Illegalization in the United States”
  4. Mark Orbe — “Negotiating Multiple Identities Within Multiple Frames: An Analysis of First-Generation College Students”
  5. David DiRamio and Kathryn Jarvis — “Crisis of Identity? Veteran, Civilian, Student”
  6. Susan Brison — “Outliving Oneself”

Thinking Sex: Personal and Public

  1. Dan Putnam — “Sex and Virtue”
  2. Raja Halwani — “Casual Sex, Promiscuity, and Temperance”
  3. Michael Warner — “The Ethics of Sexual Shame”
  4. Loren Cannon — “Trans-Marriage and the Unacceptability of Same-Sex Marriage Restrictions”
  5. Michelle Madden Dempsey — “How to Argue About Prostitution”

Uncovering Oppression

  1. Charles Taylor — “The Politics of Recognition”
  2. Tommy J. Curry — “Michael Brown and the Need for a Genre Study of Black Male Death and Dying”
  3. Shari Collins-Chobanian — “Analysis of Paul Butler’s Race-Based Jury Nullification and His Call to Black Jurors and the African American Community”
  4. Moya Lloyd — “Heteronormativity and/as Violence: The ‘Sexing’ of Gwen Araujo”
  5. Catharine MacKinnon — “Sexual Harassment: Its First Decade in Court”

Environmental Ethics

  1. Aldo Leopold — “The Land Ethic”
  2. Naomi Klein — “Beyond Extractivism: Confronting the Climate Denier Within”
  3. Jeremy Baskin — “The Impossible Necessity of Climate Justice?”
  4. Nancy Williams — “Affected Ignorance and Animal Suffering: Why Our Failure to Debate Factory Farming Puts Us at Moral Risk”
  5. Mae Wan-Ho — “Perils Amid Promises of Genetically Modified Foods”
  6. Guy Claxton — “Involuntary Simplicity: Changing Dysfunctional Habits of Consumption”

Re-Conceiving (Issues In) Reproductive Ethics

  1. Don Marquis — “Why Abortion is Immoral”
  2. Judith Jarvis Thompson — “A Defense of Abortion”
  3. Frances Kissling — “Is There Life After Roe? How to think About the Fetus”
  4. Steve Tracy — “Abortion, the Marginalized, and the Vulnerablee: A Social Justice Perspective for Reducing Abortion”
  5. Bertha Alvarez Manninen — “Pleading Men and Virtuous Women: Considering the Role of the Father in the Abortion Debate”
  6. Shari Collins and Eric Comerford — “Anonymous Sperm Donation: A Case for Genetic Heritage and Wariness for Contractual Parenthood”
  7. Arlene Judith Klotzko — “Medical Miracle or Medical Mischief? The Saga of the McCaughery Septuplets”

Living and Dying Well: Health Care and Euthanasia

  1. Erika Blacksher, Alice Diebel, Pierre-Gerlier Forest, Susan Dorr Goold and Julia Abelson — “What is Public Deliberation?”
  2. Stephanie Solomon and Julia Abelson — “Why and When Should We Use Public Deliberation?”
  3. Thomas J. Papadimos — “Healthcare Access as a Right, Not a Privilege: A Construct of Western Thought”
  4. Paul Farmer — “Pathologies of Power: Rethinking Health and Human Rights”
  5. James Rachels — “Active and Passive Euthanasia”
  6. Margaret P. Battin — “The Way We Do It, the Way They Do It: End-of-Life Practices in the Developed World”

War and Terrorism

  1. St. Thomas Aquinas — “Whether It Is Always Sinful to Wage War?”
  2. Mohandas K. Gandhi — Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule
  3. Brian Orend — “Justice After War”
  4. Anthony Burke — “Just War or Ethical Peace? Moral Discourses of Strategic Violence after 9/11”
  5. Larry Minear — “Conscience and Carnage in Afghanistan and Iraq: US Veterans Ponder the Experience”
  6. Samuel Scheffler — “Is Terrorism Morally Distinctive?”
  7. Claudia Card — “Recognizing Terrorism”

Caring for the “Other”

  1. Nel Noddings — Caring
  2. Soren Kierkegaard — Works of Love
  3. Arne Johan Vetlesen — “Genocide: A Case for the Responsibility of the Bystander”
  4. Solomon Benatar, Abdallah Daar, Peter Singer — “Global Health Ethics: The Rationale for Mutual Caring”
  5. Peter Singer — “What Should a Billionaire Give—and What Should You?”
  6. Denis Arnold and Norman Bowie — “Sweatshops and Respect for Persons”

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