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Developing moral imagination : case studies in practical morality

Author: Edward Stevens
Publisher: Kansas City, MO : Sheed & Ward, ©1997.
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Stevens, Edward, 1928-
Developing moral imagination.
Kansas City, MO : Sheed & Ward, ©1997
(OCoLC)988844285
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Stevens
ISBN: 1556129785 9781556129780
OCLC Number: 37442943
Description: xiv, 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction. Pluralism v. Absolutism and Relativism --
SEX --
Sex: Who Makes the Rules? Natural Law, Social Custom, Personal Choice --
Gay Sex: Human Right or Moral Wrong? Dilemma for Gays: Celibacy or Sin? --
Play of the Sexes: When Flirting Becomes Harassment. Workplace Taboos, Embodied Workers, Virtual Rape --
MEDICINE --
Infant Organ Donors: Anencephalics as Organ Banks. Brain-absent Babies, Surrogate Altruism and the Slippery Slope --
Fetal Tissue Transplants and Research: Use or Abuse? Where Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Agree --
Assisted Suicide: Whose Life Is It? Choosing and Helping a Good Death --
JUSTICE --
Children's Rights: Are Kids Different? The Caretaker Approach and Children's Liberation --
The Elderly Disabled: Who Cares? A Bill of Rights for Adult Daughter Caregivers --
The Poor Need Us: or Do We Need Them? What Do the Undeserving Poor Deserve? --
Racial Justice: Color Blind or Group-Conscious? Diversity Ethics, Equal Treatment, and Assimilation --
GENDER --
Pregnancy in the Hazardous Workplace. Gender Equality and the Perpetually Pregnant Woman --
Right Wing Women: the Enemy is Us? Can Feminism Afford to Include Women with Conservative Values? --
Abortion's Middle Ground: Sell-Out or Compromise? A Moral Alternative to Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Extremism? --
BUSINESS --
When Does an Economic Plus Become a Human Minus? Marketplace rationality, humanistic rationality, what is your price? --
Global Business: Ethical Idealism or Ethical Imperialism? How to Behave "When in Rome ..." --
Right Livelihood: Work as Calling or Career? Money and the New Professional Ethics --
Product Liability: Caveat Emptor? Caveat Vendor, Due Care, Must Products Be Fail-Safe? --
SELF --
Alcoholism: Disease or Moral Choice? "Don't Drink!" --
a Cure for Alcoholism --
Free Speech: the Right to be Wrong. Politically Incorrect, Evil, Indecent, Erroneous, and Hateful Speech --
When Does an Ecological Plus Become a Human Minus? Bo-centrist, CEO-centrist, Deep Ecology, and CEO-feminism --
Ethical Pluralism: Zero Sum Game or Win Win? Competition, Cooperation, Co-Opetition.
Responsibility: Edward Stevens.

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