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Ethics

Author: Roman Espejo
Publisher: Farmington Hills. MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume explores the topics relating to ethics by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Espejo
ISBN: 9780737747683 0737747684 9780737747676 0737747676
OCLC Number: 441153761
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Why should people behave ethically? : People should behave ethically for the sake of future generations / Jonathan Gilligan --
People should behave ethically because it is God's will / Kenneth Boa --
People should behave ethically because it is reasonable to do so / James Leroy Wilson --
Adults should behave ethically to be good role models for children / Karen Stephens --
People should spend ethically to minimize the impacts of consumption / Women & the Economy. Ch. 2 What motivates people to behave ethically? : Judeo-Christian values motivate people to behave ethically / Dennis Prager --
Judeo-Christian values do not motivate people to behave ethically / David Koepsell --
Innate morality motivates people to behave ethically / Marc Hauser, interviewed by Josie Glausiusz --
Schools can teach children to behave ethically / Jack Russell Weinstein. Ch. 3 Are modern biomedical practices ethical? : Embryonic stem cell research is ethical / Rosemary Tong --
Embryonic stem cell research is unethical / Yuval Levin, interviewed by David Masci --
Physician-assisted suicide is ethical / Timothy E. Quill --
Physician-assisted suicide is unethical / Peter C. Glover --
Cloning is ethical / Jacob M. Appel --
Cloning is unethical / Leon R. Kass. Ch. 4 Are ethics in business practices beneficial? : Corporations benefit from ethical practices / Adrienne Fox --
Corporations should not prioritize ethical practices / Henry G. Manne --
Subprime lending is ethical because it can benefit Americans / Daniel Gross --
Subprime lending is unethical because it harms Americans / Alexander Gourse.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Roman Espejo, book editor.

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This volume explores the topics relating to ethics by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

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