Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics
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Description: Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics features pairs of newly commissioned essays by some of the leading theorists working in the field today. Brings together fresh debates on eleven of the most controversial issues in applied ethics Topics addressed include abortion, affirmative action, animals, capital punishment, cloning, euthanasia, immigration, pornography, privacy in civil society, values in nature, and world hunger. Lively debate format sharply defines the issues, and paves the way for further discussion. Will serve as an accessible introduction to the major topics in applied ethics, whilst also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers.
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List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/2005
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Notes on Contributors|
|The Wrong of Abortion|
|The Moral Permissibility of Abortion|
|A Defense of Affirmative Action|
|Preferential Policies Have Become Toxic|
|Empty Cages: Animals Rights and Vivisection|
|Animals and Their Medical Use|
|A Defense of the Death Penalty|
|Why We Should Put the Death Penalty to Rest|
|Why I Oppose Human Cloning|
|The Poverty of Objections to Human Reproductive Cloning|
|In Defense of Voluntary Active Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide|
|A Case Against Euthanasia|
|Immigration: The Case for Limits|
|The Case for Open Immigration|
|The Right to Get Turned On:Pornography, Autonomy, Equality|
|"The Price We Pay"?: Pornography and Harm|
|Privacy and Civil Society|
|The Limits of Privacy|
|The Case for Privacy|
|Values in Nature|
|The Intrinsic Value of Nature in Public Policy: The Case of the Endangered Species Act|
|Values in Nature: A Pluralistic Approach|
|Famine Relief: The Duties We Have to Others|
|Famine Relief and Human Virtue|