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Ethics and Values : Basic Readings in Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0536632839

ISBN-13: 9780536632838

Edition: 2002

Authors: Philosophy Department Staff Utah Valley State College, David Keller

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 439
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Part One: Ethics in Theory
Justice of the Soul and State: The Republicp. 3
Discussion of Divine Command Ethics: Euthyphrop. 14
Moral Character and the Good Life: Nicomachean Ethicsp. 16
Egoism: De Finibus Bonorum et Malorump. 25
Stoic Ethics: Rationality and Self-Discipline: Meditationsp. 30
Morality and the Love of God: The City of Godp. 37
Divine, Natural, and Human Law: Summa Theologicap. 40
Social Contract Ethics: Leviathanp. 50
Against Egoism: Sermonsp. 58
Morality and the Emotions: An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Moralsp. 65
Deontology: The Ethics of Duty: The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Moralsp. 77
The Ethics of the Profit Motive: Benefits of the Profit Motivep. 88
Utilitarianism: Utilitarianismp. 93
Radical Subjectivity: Concluding Unscientific Postscriptp. 103
The Economic Basis of Morality: Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts, Das Kapitalp. 108
The Immorality of Capitalism: Communist Manifestop. 114
The Transvaluation of All Values: Beyond Good and Evil and The Gay Sciencep. 119
Intuitionism: The Indefinability of Moral Goodness: Principia Ethicap. 125
Prima Facie Duties: The Right and the Goodp. 134
The Emotive Theory of Ethics: Language, Truth and Logicp. 141
Divine Command Ethics: Christian Personal Ethicsp. 146
Gender and Ethical Perspective: Moral Orientation and Moral Developmentp. 150
Ethical Relativism: On Relativismp. 162
Overcoming Gender in Ethics: Beyond Caring: The De-Moralization of Genderp. 165
Part Two: Ethics in Practice
Wealth, Poverty, and Social Injustice
Famine, Affluence, and Moralityp. 175
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poorp. 184
The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profitsp. 192
Introduction to Social Responsibilityp. 198
Majority Opinion in Roe v. Wadep. 211
Opinion in Webster v. Reproductive Health Servicesp. 217
An Alternative to the Ethic of Euthanasiap. 229
Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, The Way They Do Itp. 234
Majority Opinion in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Healthp. 246
Active and Passive Euthanasiap. 252
Affirmative Action
The Color-Blind Principlep. 261
Reverse Discrimination as Unjustifiedp. 269
Beyond Affirmative Actionp. 273
Sex, Gender, and Morality
Declaration on Sexual Ethicsp. 279
Feminist Ethics: Some Issues for the Ninetiesp. 286
Sex and Violencep. 296
A Case Against Homosexualityp. 302
The Ick Factor: Homosexuality, Citizenship, and the Constitutionp. 310
The Death Penalty
An Eye for An Eye?p. 319
Opinion in Gregg v. Georgiap. 325
Dissenting Opinion in Gregg v. Georgiap. 335
A Life for a Lifep. 339
Animal Rights
The Case for Animal Rightsp. 349
The Case for the Use of Animals in Biomedical Researchp. 357
Environmental Ethics
Gleaning Lessons from Deep Ecologyp. 367
People or Penguinsp. 376
The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminismp. 381
Part Three: Literary Treatments
"Doctor, I can't ... I won't have a child"p. 391
The Motherp. 395
The Prohibition on Birth Controlp. 397
Economic Justice for All: A Pastoral Messagep. 407
The Cold, Cold Boxp. 422
An Enemy of the Peoplep. 431
Glossaryp. 437
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