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Right Thing to Do Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0072476915

ISBN-13: 9780072476910

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: James Rachels

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List price: $51.56
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 6/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

James Rachels is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birminghamand is widely respected in the field of moral philosophy. He is also the author of THE END OF LIFE: Euthanasia and Morality and CREATED FROM ANIMALS: The Moral Implications of Darwinism.

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Preface
A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy
Some Basic Points about Arguments
Theories About The Nature Of Morality
The Subjectivity of Values
The Virtues Aristotle
Ethics and Natural Law
The Social Contract
Morality as Based on Sentiment
Utilitarianism
The Categorical Imperative
Essays About Moral Issues
Why Abortion is Immoral
A Defense of Abortion
Will Cloning Harm People
Is Homosexuality Unnatural
9/11 and Starvation
The Singer Solution to World Poverty
Utilitarianism and Integrity
The Morality of Euthanasia
Assisted Suicide: Pro-Choice or Anti-Life
All Animals Are Equal
Do Animals Have Rights
The Immorality of SUVs and Trucks
Preserving the Environment
The Ethics of War and Peace
In Defense of the Death Penalty
The Case against the Death Penalty
America’s Unjust Drug War
The Experience Machine
The Feminist Revelation
Is Racial Discrimination Arbitrary
Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
In Defense of Quotas James Rachels indicates new to this edition