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A companion to applied ethics

Author: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman; Blackwell Reference Online.
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2005.
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In recent years, many important moral, social, and political issues have come under philosophical scrutiny, with the result that applied or practical ethics has become one of the largest areas of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: E-reference
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman; Blackwell Reference Online.
ISBN: 1405133457 9781405133456 1405164409 9781405164405
OCLC Number: 789415463
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 720 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: 1. The Nature of Applied Ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp --
2. Theories of Ethics / Stephen L. Darwall --
3. Property Rights and Welfare Redistribution / Jeremy Waldron --
4. Civil Disobedience and the Duty to Obey the Law / A. John Simmons --
5. Capitalism and Marxism / Richard W. Miller --
6. State Punishment and the Death Penalty / David Dolinko --
7. Racism / Michele Moody-Adams --
8. Sexism / Ann E. Cudd and Leslie E. Jones --
9. Affirmative Action / Bernard Boxill and Jan Boxill --
10. The Legal Enforcement of Morality / Larry Alexander --
11. Hate Crimes, Literature, and Speech / L.W. Sumner --
12. Pornography and Censorship / Lori Gruen --
13. Dirty Hands / Gerald F. Gaus --
14. Sexual Ethics / Alan H. Goldman --
15. Gun Control / Lance Stell --
16. Citizenship / Wayne Norman and Will Kymlicka --
17. Immigration / Michael Blake --
18. World Hunger / Hugh LaFollette --
19. War and Terrorism / C.A.J. Coady --
20. Nationalism and Secession / Christopher Heath Wellman --
21. Intergenerational Justice / Clark Wolf --
22. Bioethics / Margaret P. Battin --
23. Abortion / Margaret Olivia Little --
24. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide / Michael Tooley --
25. Reproductive Technology / John D. Arras --
26. Genetic Engineering / Dan W. Brock --
27. Surrogate Motherhood / Rosemarie Tong --
28. Cloning / John Harris --
29. Allocation of Medical Resources / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr and Ana Smith Iltis --
30. Experimentation on Human Subjects / Patrick Boleyn-Fitzgerald --
31. Disability / Leslie Pickering Francis --
32. Moral Status / Mary Anne Warren --
33. Killing and Letting Die / Alastair Norcross --
34. The Doctrine of Double Effect / R.G. Frey --
35. Bad Samaritans, Acts, and Omissions / Patricia Smith --
36. Moral Dilemmas / N. Ann Davis --
37. Education / Amy Gutmann --
38. Personal Relationships / Lawrence A. Blum --
39. Animals / Jeff McMahan --
40. Business Ethics / Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman --
41. Corporate Responsibility / R. Edward Freeman and Patricia H. Werhane --
42. Whistle-blowing / Terrance McConnell --
43. Professional Ethics / David Luban --
44. Media Ethics / Judith Lichtenberg --
45. Computer Ethics / Deborah G. Johnson --
46. Engineering Ethics / Michael S. Pritchard --
47. Environmental Ethics / Andrew Light --
48. Values in Nature / Dale Jamieson --
49. The Tragedy of the Commons / David Schmidtz and Elizabeth Willott --
50. Global Warming / Robert Hood.
Responsibility: edited by R.G. Frey.

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