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Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy

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ISBN-10: 0073535885

ISBN-13: 9780073535883

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Thomas A. Mappes, Jane S. Zembaty, David DeGrazia

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List price: $127.68
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Thomas A. Mappes holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Georgetown University. He is professor of philosophy at Frostburg State University, where he has taught since 1973. He is the coeditor (with Jane S. Zembaty) of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy (McGraw-Hill, 4/e, 1992) and his published work appears in journals such as American Philosophical Quarterly and Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In 1985, the Frostburg State University Foundation presented him with the Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching.

Jane S. Zembaty, professor of philosophy at the university of Dayton, specializes in classical Greek philosophy and social ethics. She coedited the first three editions of Biomedical Ethics, and her published work includes articles on Greek philosophy, such as "Plato's Republic and Greek Morality on Lying" and "Aristotle on Lying."

David is a Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. Hispublications include Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press, 1996)and Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for theHumanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Institutesof Health.

Preface
Life-and-Death Issues
Abortion
Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
the Death Penalty
Liberty Issues
Sexual Morality and Same-Sex Marriage
Pornography, Hate Speech, and Censorship
Drug Control, Addiction, and Medical Use
Global Issues
Terrorism, Human Rights, and Torture
World Hunger, Poverty, Economic Justice, and Individual Responsibility
Animals
The Environment and Global Climate Change
About the Contributors