skip to content
The right thing to do : basic readings in moral philosophy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The right thing to do : basic readings in moral philosophy

Author: James Rachels
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Rachels
ISBN: 0072476915 9780072476910
OCLC Number: 49226364
Notes: Companion to: The elements of moral philosophy.
Description: x, 305 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. A short introduction to moral philosophy / James Rachels --
2. Some basic points about arguments / James Rachels --
pt. I. Theories about the nature of morality --
3. Cultural relativism / William Graham Sumner --
4. The virtues / Aristotle --
5. Ethics and natural law / Saint Thomas Aquinas --
6. The social contract / Thomas Hobbes --
7. Morality as based on sentiment / David Hume --
8. Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill --
9. The categorical imperative / Immanuel Kant --
10. The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw --
pt. II. Essays about moral issues --
11. The moral and legal status of abortion / Mary Anne Warren --
12. Why abortion is immoral / Don Marquis --
13. Will cloning harm people? / Gregory E. Pence --
14. Gay basics : some questions, facts, and values / Richard D. Mohr --
15. Is homosexuality unnatural? / Burton M. Leiser --
16. The Singer solution to world poverty / Peter Singer --
17. Feeding the hungry / Jan Narveson --
18. The morality of euthanasia / James Rachels --
19. Assisted suicide : pro-choice or anti-life? / Richard Doerflinger --
20. Why we have no obligations to animals / Immanuel Kant --
21. All animals are equal / Peter Singer --
22. Preserving the environment / Thomas E. Hill, Jr. --
23. The ethics of war and peace / Douglas P. Lackey --
24. The case against the death penalty / Hugo A. Bedau --
25. In defense of the death penalty / Ernst van den Haag --
26. Should drugs be legalized? / Milton Friedman, William J. Bennett --
27. Sexism / Marilyn Frye --
28. Racisms / Kwame Anthony Appiah --
29. Letter from the Birmingham city jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
30. The justification of civil disobedience / John Rawls.
Responsibility: edited by James Rachels.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49226364> # The right thing to do : basic readings in moral philosophy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "49226364" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796412581#Topic/ethics> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BJ21> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/170/e21/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "3rd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/73881452> ; # James Rachels
   schema:copyrightYear "2003" ;
   schema:datePublished "2003" ;
   schema:description "1. A short introduction to moral philosophy / James Rachels -- 2. Some basic points about arguments / James Rachels -- pt. I. Theories about the nature of morality -- 3. Cultural relativism / William Graham Sumner -- 4. The virtues / Aristotle -- 5. Ethics and natural law / Saint Thomas Aquinas -- 6. The social contract / Thomas Hobbes -- 7. Morality as based on sentiment / David Hume -- 8. Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill -- 9. The categorical imperative / Immanuel Kant -- 10. The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw -- pt. II. Essays about moral issues -- 11. The moral and legal status of abortion / Mary Anne Warren -- 12. Why abortion is immoral / Don Marquis -- 13. Will cloning harm people? / Gregory E. Pence -- 14. Gay basics : some questions, facts, and values / Richard D. Mohr -- 15. Is homosexuality unnatural? / Burton M. Leiser -- 16. The Singer solution to world poverty / Peter Singer -- 17. Feeding the hungry / Jan Narveson -- 18. The morality of euthanasia / James Rachels -- 19. Assisted suicide : pro-choice or anti-life? / Richard Doerflinger -- 20. Why we have no obligations to animals / Immanuel Kant -- 21. All animals are equal / Peter Singer -- 22. Preserving the environment / Thomas E. Hill, Jr. -- 23. The ethics of war and peace / Douglas P. Lackey -- 24. The case against the death penalty / Hugo A. Bedau -- 25. In defense of the death penalty / Ernst van den Haag -- 26. Should drugs be legalized? / Milton Friedman, William J. Bennett -- 27. Sexism / Marilyn Frye -- 28. Racisms / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- 29. Letter from the Birmingham city jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- 30. The justification of civil disobedience / John Rawls."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796412581> ;
   schema:genre "Textbooks"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The right thing to do : basic readings in moral philosophy"@en ;
   schema:productID "49226364" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/49226364#PublicationEvent/boston_mcgraw_hill_2003> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796412581#Agent/mcgraw_hill> ; # McGraw-Hill
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/mh021/2002024645.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780072476910> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/49226364> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> # Ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73881452> # James Rachels
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1941" ;
   schema:deathDate "2003" ;
   schema:familyName "Rachels" ;
   schema:givenName "James" ;
   schema:name "James Rachels" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780072476910>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0072476915" ;
   schema:isbn "9780072476910" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.