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The Oxford handbook of practical ethics

Author: Hugh LaFollette
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acts as a guide to ethical issues in areas of human activity - personal, medical, sexual, social, political, judicial, and international, from the natural world to the world of business. 28 topics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh LaFollette
ISBN: 0199284237 9780199284238 0198241054 9780198241058
OCLC Number: 60837781
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xvii, 772 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
PART I: OUR PERSONAL LIVES: Sexuality / Nancy Tuana and Laurie Shrage --
Love / Neera K. Badhwar --
Family / Brenda Almond --
PART II: MORAL STATUS: Children / David Archard --
Abortion / John Harris and Soren Holm --
Reproductive technology / Robert Wachbroit and David Wasserman --
Animals / R.G. Frey --
Environmental ethics / Kristin Shrader-Frechette --
PART III: EQUALITY: Gender and sexual discrimination / Rosemarie Tong --
Race and racial discrimination / Naomi Zack --
Affirmative action / Walter Feinberg --
People with disabilities / Anita Silvers --
PART IV: Punishment / R.A. Duff --
Freedom of speech and religion / Andrew Altman --
Legal paternalism / Douglas N. Husak --
Multiculturalism / John Arthur --
Economic justice / Jonathan Wolff --
Intergenerational justice / Axel Gosseries --
Privacy / Anita L. Allen --
Corporate responsiblity / Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman --
Whistleblowing / Michael Davis --
PART V: JUSTICE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Immigration / Chandran Kukathas --
National autonomy / Wayne Norman --
International economic justice / Debra Satz --
World hunger / Nigel Dower --
PART VI: LIFE AND DEATH: Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide --
Capital punishment / Hugo Adam Bedau --
War / Henry Shue.
Other Titles: Practical ethics
Responsibility: edited by Hugh LaFollette.

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