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The right thing to do : readings in moral philosophy

Author: James Rachels; Stuart Rachels
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Now in its eighth edition, James Rachels' and Stuart Rachels' The Right Thing to Do: Readings in Moral Philosophy continues its legacy of providing students a diverse collection of thought-provoking essays. New to this edition are eight essays relevant to the today's students, from gun rights to the opioid crisis to racial equality.
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Right thing to do.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2019
(DLC) 2019002744
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Rachels; Stuart Rachels
ISBN: 1538129485 9781538129487
OCLC Number: 1100424721
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; The Right Thing to Do; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION; 1 A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy; 2 Some Basic Points about Arguments; IS MORALITY OBJECTIVE?; 3 The Subjectivity of Values; 4 Our Sense of Right and Wrong; THEORETICAL ESSAYS; 5 Utilitarianism; 6 Utilitarianism and Integrity; 7 The Experience Machine; 8 The Categorical Imperative; 9 The Virtues; 10 Master Morality and Slave Morality; WOMEN; 11 Caring Relations and Principles of Justice; 12 Homeward Bound; SEX, DATE RAPE, AND HAZING; 13 Our Sexual Ethics; 14 Alcohol and Rape; 15 A Death at Penn State; ILLICIT DRUGS 16 America's Unjust Drug War17 The Opioid Crisis, as Lived in West Virginia; 18 Is Doping Wrong?; POVERTY; 19 Famine, Affluence, and Morality; 20 Poverty and Parenthood; RACE; 21 The Case for Reparations; 22 Is Racial Discrimination Arbitrary?; 23 In Defense of Quotas; GUNS, IMMIGRATION, AND TAXES; 24 Why Guns Shouldn't Be Outlawed; 25 The Case for Open Immigration; 26 Is Taxation Theft?; ANIMALS; 27 All Animals Are Equal; 28 Torturing Puppies and Eating Meat: It's All in Good Taste; 29 Do Animals Have Rights?; ABORTION 30 On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion and Postscript on Infanticide31 Why Abortion Is Immoral; 32 A Defense of Abortion; BIOETHICS: EUTHANASIA, HEALTHCARE, AND CLONING; 33 The Morality of Euthanasia; 34 The Wrongfulness of Euthanasia; 35 Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can't Save Your Life?; 36 Human Cloning and the Challenge of Regulation; THE DEATH PENALTY; 37 A Defense of the Death Penalty; 38 Why the United States Will Join the Rest of the World in Abandoning Capital Punishment; SOLITARY CONFINEMENT AND TORTURE; 39 Hellhole; 40 Liberalism, Torture, and the Ticking Bomb WAR AND TERRORISM41 Fifty Years after Hiroshima; 42 What Is Wrong with Terrorism?; THE MEANING OF LIFE; 43 The Meaning of Life; Index; About the Authors
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