Vice and Virtue in Everyday Life Introductory Readings in Ethics

ISBN-10: 0495601616

ISBN-13: 9780495601616

Edition: 8th 2010

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List price: $252.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/19/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Good and Evil
From Cruelty to Goodness
The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn
The Evil That Men Think-And Do
Facing the Extreme: The War of All Against All
Strategies for Survival
The Perils of Obedience
The Moral Insight
Billy Budd
Beyond Good and Evil
Is It All Relative?
Morality As Custom
A Defense of Moral Relativism
A Defense of Cultural Relativism
Cultural Relativism and Universal Rights
Uganda's Women: Children, Drudgery, and Pain
An Alternative to Moral Relativism
Who's to Judge?
The Objective Basis of Morality
The Deep Beauty of the Golden Rule
I Have a Dream
The United Nations Charter: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Morality and Self-Interest
The Ring of Gyges
Of the State of Men without Civil Society
Of Self-Love
The Unselfishness Trap
Egoism and Moral Skepticism
The Virtue of Selfishness
Egoism, Self-Interest, and Altruism
Why Not Be a Bad Person?
Why Act Morally?
Moral Doctrines and Moral Theories
The Judeo-Christian Tradition
Morality Is Based on God's Commands
Why Morality Does Not Depend on Religion
Of Benevolence
Utilitarianism
A Critique of Utilitarianism
The Experience Machine
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Good Will, Duty, and the Categorical Imperative
The Holocaust and Moral Philosophy
A Critique of Kantianism
Virtue
Happiness and the Virtues
Virtue and the Human Soul
The Art of Living
The World of Epictetus
Virtue or Duty?
Tradition and the Virtues
The Ethics of Virtue
Of Justice and Beneficence
The Origin of the Moral Sense
The Parable of the Sadhu
Vice
Vice
The Depths of Vice
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
The Hypocrites
Self-Deception
Upon Self-Deceit
Jealousy, Envy, and Spite
How Much Land Does a Man Need? A Parable on Greed
Morality and Social Policy
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
World Hunger and Moral Obligation: The Case against Singer
"For Heaven's Sake, Please Stop the Aid!"
An Almost Absolute Value in History
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
A Defense of Abortion
Why Abortion Is Immoral
On Duties to Animals
A Moral Defense of Vegetarianism
Down on the Factory Farm
An Animal's Place
Case Against Animal Rights
The Case for Affirmative Action
What Is Wrong with Affirmative Action?
The Meaning of Life
Substance, Shadow, and Spirit
The Bhagavad Gita
My Confession
A Free Man's Worship
The Myth of Sisyphus
The Meaning of Life
Existentialism Is Humanism
Absurd Self-Fulfillment
The Human Search for Meaning
The Book of Job
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