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A companion to applied ethics

Author: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive guide to many of the most significant problems of practical ethics. Offers state-of-the-art accounts of issues in medical, environmental, legal, social, and business ethics.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman
ISBN: 1557865949 9781557865946 1405133457 9781405133456
OCLC Number: 49566128
Description: xviii, 698 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: The nature of applied ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp --
Theories of ethics / Stephen L. Darwall --
Property rights and welfare redistribution / Jeremy Waldron --
Civil disobedience and the duty to obey the law / A. John Simmons --
Capitalism and Marxism / Richard W. Miller --
State punishment and the death penalty / David Dolinko --
Racism / Michelle Moody-Adams --
Sexism / Ann E. Cudd and Leslie Jones --
Affirmative action / Bernard Boxill and Jan Boxill --
The legal enforcement of morality / Larry Alexander --
Hate crimes, literature, and speech / L.W. Sumner --
Pornography and censorship / Lori Gruen --
Dirty hands / Gerald F. Gaus --
Sexual ethics / Alan Goldman --
Gun control / Lance Stell --
Citizenship / Wayne Norman and Will Kymlicka --
Immigration / Michael Blake --
World hunger / Hugh Lafollette --
War and terrorism / C.A.J. Coady --
Nationalism and secession / Christopher Heath Wellman --
Intergenerational justice / Clark Wolf --
Bioethics / Margaret P. Battin --
Abortion / Marg.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 26.
Responsibility: edited by R.G. Frey and Christopher Heath Wellman.

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"The Companion to Applied Ethics offers accessible essays by many of the leading writers in the field. It is a superb introduction to applied ethics for students and the interested reader alike." Read more...

 
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