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A companion to applied ethics

Author: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 26.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Applied or practical ethics is perhaps the largest growth area in philosophy today, and many issues in moral, social, and political life have come under philosophical scrutiny in recent years. Taken together, the essays in this volume - including two overview essays on theories of ethics and the nature of applied ethics - provide a state-of-the-art account of the most pressing moral questions facing us today.  Read more...
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Companion to applied ethics.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003
(DLC) 2002004860
(OCoLC)49566128
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R G Frey; Christopher Heath Wellman
ISBN: 1405123249 9781405123242 1405171901 9781405171908
OCLC Number: 53333825
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 698 pages)
Contents: The nature of applied ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp --
Theories of ethics / Stephen L. Darwall --
Property rights and welfare redistribution / Jeremy Waldron --
Civil disobedience and the duty to obey the law / A. John Simmons --
Capitalism and Marxism / Richard W. Miller --
State punishment and the death penalty / David Dolinko --
Racism / Michelle Moody-Adams --
Sexism / Ann E. Cudd and Leslie Jones --
Affirmative action / Bernard Boxill and Jan Boxill --
The legal enforcement of morality / Larry Alexander --
Hate crimes, literature, and speech / L.W. Sumner --
Pornography and censorship / Lori Gruen --
Dirty hands / Gerald F. Gaus --
Sexual ethics / Alan Goldman --
Gun control / Lance Stell --
Citizenship / Wayne Norman and Will Kymlicka --
Immigration / Michael Blake --
World hunger / Hugh Lafollette --
War and terrorism / C.A.J. Coady --
Nationalism and secession / Christopher Heath Wellman --
Intergenerational justice / Clark Wolf --
Bioethics / Margaret P. Battin --
Abortion / Marg.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 26.
Responsibility: edited by R.G. Frey and Christopher Heath Wellman.

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Applied or practical ethics is a major growth area in philosophy today, and a good many issues in moral, social, and political life have come under philosophical scrutiny in recent years. This volume  Read more...

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