Contemporary Moral Issues Diversity and Consensus

ISBN-10: 0131829971

ISBN-13: 9780131829978

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $115.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: A Pluralistic Approach to Contemporary Moral Issues
An Initial Self-Quiz
Matters Of Life And Death
Cloning and Reproductive Technologies
An Introduction to the Moral Issues
The Arguments
Gregory Stock and Francis Fukuyama
ldquo;The Clone Wars
rdquo
ldquo;Parenting in an Era of Genetics
ldquo;Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A Moral Defense
rdquo Concluding Discussion Questions
For Further Reading
Videotape: Topic: To Preserve or Defend
Does the Gift of Life Cost Life Itself ?
Stem Cell Research
Source: Nightline, June 20, 2001
Abortion
Experiential Account
ldquo;There Just Wasnrsquo;t Room in Our Lives Now for Another Baby.rdquo
An Introduction to the Moral Issues
The Arguments
Abortion and the Concept of a Person
rdquo
Buddhism, Abortion, and the Middle Way
rdquo
Why Abortion Is Immoral
rdquo Concluding Discussion Questions
For Further Reading
Videotape: Topic: Civil War (Roe v. Wade
Source: Nightline, January 22, 2003
Euthanasia
Anonymous
ldquo;Itrsquo;s Over, Debbie
rdquo
ldquo;Death and Dignity: A Case of Individualized Decision Making
rdquo An Introduction to the Moral Issues
The Arguments
ldquo;Is There a Duty to Die?
rdquo
ldquo;Active and Passive Euthanasia
rdquo
ldquo;Assisted Suicide: Pro-Choice or Anti-Life?
rdquo Concluding Discussion Questions
For Further Reading
Videotape: Topic: A Good Death
Source: Nightline, March 12, 2004
Punishment and the Death Penalty
Narrat ive Account
ldquo Crime Victims on the Anvil of Pain
rdquo An Introduction to the Moral Issues
The Arguments
ldquo;What Do Murderers Deserve? The Death Penalty in Civilized Societies
rdquo
ldquo;Against the Death Penalty
rdquo Concluding Discussion Questions
For Further Reading
War, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism
An Introduction to the Moral Issues
The Arguments
ldquo;The Argument about Humanitarian Intervention
rdquo
ldquo;Ethical Issues in Counterterrorism Warfare
ldquo
ldquo;Terrorism, Global Journalism, and the Myth of the Nation-State
rdquo
ldquo;Is There a Tortuous Road to Justice?
rdquo Concluding Discussion Questions
For Further Reading
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