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Ethical theory : a concise anthology

Author: Heimir Geirsson; Margaret R Holmgren
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2000.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heimir Geirsson; Margaret R Holmgren
ISBN: 1551112922 9781551112923
OCLC Number: 43847065
Description: vi, 392 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Selections from Folkways / William Graham Sumner --
Relativism and objectivity in ethics / William H. Shaw --
Euthyphro / Plato --
The story of Abraham / The Bible --
The myth of Gyges / Plato --
Egoism and moral scepticism / James Rachels --
Selection from Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill --
An outline of a system of utilitarian ethics / J.J.C. Smart --
The experience machine / Robert Nozick --
Selection from The foundations of the metaphysics of morals / Immanuel Kant --
A simplified version of Kant's ethics : perplexities of famine and world hunger / Onora O'Neill --
What makes right acts right? / W.D. Ross --
Selection from A theory of justice / John Rawls --
The entitlement theory / Robert Nozick --
Selection from Nichomachean ethics / Aristotle --
On some vices of virtue ethics / Robert B. Louden --
Virtue theory and abortion / Rosalind Hursthouse --
Selection from In a different voice / Carol Gilligan --
Women and caring / Nel Noddings --
The message of affirmative action / Thomas E. Hill, Jr. --
Rich and poor / Peter Singer --
Perspectives on world hunger and the extent of our positive duties / Robert N. Van Wyk --
Why abortion is immoral / Donald Marquis --
Abortion through a feminist ethics lens / Susan Sherwin.
Responsibility: edited by Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren.
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