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Contemporary debates in applied ethics

Author: Andrew I Cohen; Christopher Heath Wellman
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2014. ©2014
Series: Contemporary debates in philosophy, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Addressing some of the most emotive and controversial topics in society today, this title brings together debates on issues such as abortion, euthanasia, privacy in civil society, and world hunger.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew I Cohen; Christopher Heath Wellman
ISBN: 9781118479391 1118479394
OCLC Number: 865490779
Notes: Previous edition: Malden: Blackwell, 2005.
Description: xii, 458 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ethical theory --
[pt. 1.] Issues in life and death --
Abortion --
Euthanasia --
Animals --
[pt. 2.] Issues in justice --
Affirmative action --
Capital punishment --
Reparations --
Profiling --
Torture --
[pt. 3.] Issues of privacy and the good --
Same-sex marriage --
Pornography --
Drugs --
[pt. 4.] Issues of cosmopolitanism and community --
Immigration --
Humanitarian intervention --
World hunger.
Series Title: Contemporary debates in philosophy, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew I. Cohen, Christopher Heath Wellman.

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This revised and updated second edition tackles some of the most hotly contested contemporary ethical issues, including torture and same-sex marriage. The collection pairs essays by leading  Read more...

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