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Taking sides : clashing views on moral issues

Author: Stephen Satris
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2010.
Series: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
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Presents the various controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This title frames each issue with an issue summary, an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Satris
ISBN: 9780073545622 0073545627
OCLC Number: 320093213
Description: xxiv, 360 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unit 1. Fundamental issues in morality --
Issue 1. Is moral relativism correct? --
Issue 2. Does morality need religion? --
Unit 2. Gender, sex, and reproduction --
Issue 3. Is abortion immoral? --
Issue 4. Must sex involve commitment? --
Issue 5. Is it right to prohibit same-sex marriage? --
Issue 6. Should human cloning be banned? --
Unit 3. Law and society --
Issue 7. Is cloning pets ethically justified? --
Issue 8. Should Congress allow the buying and selling of human organs? --
Issue 9. Should drugs be legalized? --
Issue 10. Is gambling immoral? --
Issue 11. Is affirmative action fair? --
Issue 12. Should licensing for handguns be more restrictive? --
Issue 13. Should the death penalty be abolished? --
Issue 14. Is torture ever justified? --
Issue 15. Is physician-assisted suicide wrong? --
Unit 4. Human beings and other species --
Issue 16. Does morality require vegetarianism?
Series Title: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Other Titles: Clashing views on moral issues
Moral issues
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Stephen Satris.
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