Ethics in Practice An Anthology

ISBN-10: 140512945X

ISBN-13: 9781405129459

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Hugh LaFollette

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Integrating ethical theory with discussions of practical moral problems, this title provides coverage of ethical issues on familiar topics such as abortion, free speech and affirmative action and contains an entirely new section on war and terrorism.
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 762
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.210

N]= New to third edition
[R] = Revised for Ethics in Practice
[W]= Written for Ethics in Practice
Preface to the instructor
Acknowledgmentseneral
General Introduction Theorizing about Ethics
Reading Philosophy
Ethical Theory
Consequentialism [NW]
Deontology [NW]
Virtue Theory [NW]
Life and Death Euthanasia
Justifying Physician-Assisted Deaths [W]
Against the Right to Die [R]
Dying at the Right Time: Reflection on (Un)Assisted Suicide [W]
A Duty to Care [RN]
A Defense of Abortion
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion [R]
An Argument that Abortion is Wrong [W]
The Moral Permissibility of Abortion [N]
Virtue Theory and Abortion [R]
All Animals are Equal
The Moral Community
Moral Standing, the Value of Lives, and Specieism
The Case for Animal Rights
The Personal Lifeamily and Reproductive Technology
What Do Grown Children Owe Their Parents?
Morality, Parents and Children
Artificial Means of Reproduction and our Understanding of the Family
Is Women''s Labor a Commodity?
Goodbye, Dolly: the Ethics of Human Cloning
The Wisdom of Repugnance: Why We Should Ban the Cloning of Humans [N]
Morality and Human Sexuality
Plain Sex
Why Homosexuality is Abnormal [R]
Homosexuality and the Moral Relevance of Experience
Liberty and Equality aternalism and Risk
Individuality
On Improving People by Political Means
Against the Legalization of Drugs
Why We Should Decriminalize Drug Use
The Liberal Basis of the Right to Bear Arms [R]
Gun control
Freedom of Thought and Discussion
The Price We Pay?[NR]
The Right to Get Turned On: Pornography, Autonomy, Equality [N]
Sticks and Stones [W]
Speech Codes and Expressive Harm [W]
Sexual and Racial Discrimination
Racism [N]
Servility and Self-Respect
Sexual Harassment
Date Rape
Men in Groups: Collective Responsibility for Rape [R]
Affirmative Action
Against Affirmative Action [NR]
The Rights of Allan Bakke
Affirmative Action As Equalizing Opportunity: Challenging the Myth ofreferential Treatment [W]
Justiceunishment
Punishment and Desert [W]
Out of Character: On the Psychology of Excuses in the Criminal Law [NW]
Does Punishment Work?
In Defense of the Death Penalty
Against the Death Penalty
A Theory of Justice
The Entitlement Theory of Justice
Displacing the Distributive Paradigm
Economic Competition: Should We Care about the Losers?[W]
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
Famine Relief and the Ideal Moral Code [W]
Eradicating Systemic Poverty
Feeding People versus Saving Nature [R]
The Land Ethic
A Place for Cost Benefit Analysis [NR]
Ideals of Human Excellence and Preserving Nat
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