Morality and Moral Controversies Readings in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy

ISBN-10: 013034155X

ISBN-13: 9780130341556

Edition: 6th 2002

Authors: John Arthur

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For courses in Ethics, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Ethics, and Ethics and Moral Issues. Comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory with wide array of essays that address today's most philosophically interesting and controversial ethical and political issues. Includes ethical theory overview; shows relevance of traditional and contemporary writers.
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List price: $70.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 655
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Preface to the Sixth Edition
Moral Theory
Classical Theories of Morality
Nichomachean Ethics
The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
Contemporary Perspectives
Kant and Utilitarianism Contrasted
Is Patriotism a Virtue?
Feminist Transformations of Moral Theory
The Sources and Grounds of Morality
Morality, Religion, and Conscience
The Source of Moral Ideas: Society, Custom, and Sympathy
Morality Is Based on Sentiment
Trying Out One's New Sword
Relativism in Ethics
The Arc of the Moral Universe
Issues of Life and Death
Violence, Terrorism, and War
Do Guns Mean Crime?
On the Morality of War
Capital Punishment
The Death Penalty
Desert and Capital Punishment
The Ultimate Punishment
Justice, Civilization, and the Death Penalty
Refuting Reiman
Animals and the Natural Environment
All Animals Are Equal
Speciesism and the Idea of Equality
People or Penguins
The Land Ethic
The Constitutional Right to Abortion
A Defense of Abortion
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
Abortion and the Concept of a Person
An Argument That Abortion Is Wrong
Fathers and Fetuses
Euthanasia and Eugenics
Removing Life-Support Systems
Comparing Human Lives: The Archbishop and the Chambermaid
An Alternative to the Ethic of Euthanasia
Active and Passive Euthanasia
Defective Newborns and the Morality of Termination
Playing God: Genes, Clones, and Luck
Political and Social Relationships
Justice and Economic Distribution
The Second Treatise of Government
Of Justice
The Communist Manifesto
A Theory of Justice
The Entitlement Theory
Rich and Poor
What People Deserve
Markets and Hard Work
Civil Disobedience and the Rule of Law
Taking Rights Seriously
Civil Disobedience and the Social Contract
On Not Prosecuting Civil Disobedience
The Problem of the Grudge Informer
Liberty and Freedom
On Liberty
Requiring Medical Treatment
The Ethics of Addiction: An Argument in Favor of Letting Americans Take Any Drug They Want
The Ethics of Smoking
Addiction and Drug Policy
Freedom, Conditioning, and the Real Woman
Free Speech
Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
Flag Burning as Constitutionally Protected
Nazi Marches
Prohibiting Racist Speech on Campus: A Debate
Political Correctness, Speech Codes, and Diversity
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: A Closer Look
Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship
Internet Censorship: A Debate
Equality and Difference
The Subjection of Women
Sexual Harassment
Sex Equality and Discrimination: Difference vs. Dominance
Feminists, Meet Mr. Darwin
On Racism and Sexism: Realities and Ideals
Social Movements and the Politics of Difference
Affirmative Action and Reparations
Affirmative Action in Universities
The Rights of Alan Bakke
Affirmative Racism
Reverse Discrimination
Racism and Reparations
Personal Relationships
Love, Sex, and Friendship
Duties Toward the Body in Respect to Sexual Impulse
What's Wrong With Homosexuality?
Plain Sex
Gay Basics: Some Questions, Facts, and Values
Date Rape: A Feminist Analysis
An Interview About Date Rape
The Saturated Self: Personal Relationships in the Information Age
Marriage and the Family
Is Adultery Immoral?
Polygamy Is Good Feminism
Same-Sex Marriage: A Debate
Surrogate Motherhood as Prenatal Adoption
Selling Babies
No-Fault Family Law and the Unencumbered Self
Licensing Parents
Who Controls a Child's Education?
What Do Grown Children Owe Their Parents?
Postscript to Instructors
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