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What's wrong? : applied ethicists and their critics

Author: David Boonin; Graham Oddie
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What's Wrong? Applied Ethicists and Their Critics is a thorough introduction to applied ethics that covers virtually all of the issues in the field. Featuring more than ninety-five articles, it addresses standard topics - such as abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, world hunger, and animal rights - and also delves into cutting-edge areas like cloning, racial profiling, same-sex marriage, prostitution, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Boonin; Graham Oddie
ISBN: 0195167619 9780195167610
OCLC Number: 55000570
Description: xv, 746 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : what's wrong with arguing? --
1. Is killing in war wrong? --
2. Is euthanasia wrong? --
3. Is abortion wrong? --
4. Is infantacide wrong? --
5. Is killing nonhuman animals wrong? --
6. Is homosexuality wrong? --
7. Is "outing" homosexuals wrong? --
8. Is adultery wrong? --
9. Is Antioch's "sexual offense policy" wrong? --
10. Is prostitution wrong? --
11. Is neglecting one's parents wrong? --
12. Is the traditional family wrong? --
13. Is licensing parents wrong? --
14. Is same-sex marriage wrong? --
15. Is affirmative action wrong? --
16. Are reparations for slavery wrong? --
17. Is a white musician playing the blues wrong? --
18. Is racial profiling wrong?
Responsibility: David Boonin, Graham Oddie.
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