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0312099673
ISBN-13:
9780312099671
Pub. Date:
11/28/1994
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's

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ISBN-13: 9780312099671
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 11/28/1994
Series: Professional Ethics in Education Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 498

Table of Contents




PART I THE NATURE OF MORALITY
Sophocles, From Philoctetes*

CHAPTER 1 STANDARDS OF RIGHT AND WRONG
Robert M. Adams, Divine Command*
Immanuel Kant, Rationality
John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism*
Gil Harmon, Convention*
Thomas Scanlon, Contractualism*
Philippa Foot, Virture Ethics
Friedrich Nietzsche, Self Assertion
Annette Baier, Feminist Ethics

CHAPTER 2 WHEN ARE WE RESPONSIBLE?
Galen Strawson, Hard Determinism*
Roderick Chisholm, Libertarianism
Peter Van Inwagen, Indeterminism*
Simon Blackburn, Soft Determinism*
Susan Wolf, Hard and Soft Determinism


PART II THE MORALITY OF TAKING LIFE
Tom Godwin, The Cold Equation*

CHAPTER 3 PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE AND EUTHANASIA
Dan W. Brock, The Moral Justifiability of Assisted Suicide*
Daniel Callahan, The Immorality of Assisted Suicide*
Frances Kamm, A Right to Choose Death*
Sissela Bok, Too Dangerous*

CHAPTER 4 ABORTION
Philip Devine, The Wrongs of Abortion*
Mary Anne Warren, The Right to Abortion
Paul Wilkes, The Moral Dilemma of Abortion*

CHAPTER 5 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
Louis P. Pojman, The Wisdom of Capital Punishment*
Jeffrey Reiman, The Folly of Capital Punishment*
Supreme Court Justice H. Blackmun, Dissenting from Collins vs. Collins*
Supreme Court Justice A. Scalia, Cocurring with Collins vs. Collins*


PART III THE GOOD SOCIETY
Aldous Huxley, From Brave New World*

CHAPTER 6 FAMINE RELIEF
Peer Singer, Rich and Poor
Garrett Hardin, The Harm of Famine Relief

CHAPTER 7 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Al Gore, The Need for Environmental Protection*
Wallace Kaufman, The Excesses of Environmentalism*

CHAPTER 8 PRIVACY AND ITS LIMITS
John Stuart Mill, The Private Domain
Gerald Dworkin, Paternalism
David A.J. Richards, Sex, Drugs and Privacy

CHAPTER 9 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Lisa Newton, The Injustice of Reverse Discrimination
Ronald Dworkin, The Justice of Affirmative Action
Charles Murray, Affirmative Racism*
Gertrude Ezorsky, A Reply to Critics of Affirmative Action*

CHAPTER 10 DO ANIMALS HAVE RIGHTS?
Tom Regan, Animals Have Rights*
Ruth Cigman, Animals Do Not Have Rights
Christina Hoff, Immoral and Moral Uses of Animals*

CHAPTER 11 IS GENETIC ENGINEERING GOOD OR BAD?*
Robert Sinsheimer, Too Dangerous*
Stephen Stich, Worth the Risk*
Hilary Putnam, Against Cloning People*
John Harris, Why Not Clone?*

CHAPTER 12 MULTICULTURALISM AND POLITICAL CORRECTNESS*
Lawrence Foster, In Support of Multiculturalism*
Jan Narveson, Against Multiculturalism*

CHAPTER 13 WAR AND TERRORISM*
Burleigh T .Wilkins, Can Terrorism Be Justified?*
A. R. Louch, Terrorism Is Immoral*

* New to this edition

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