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Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach,9780135752913

Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach

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Edition:
2nd
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9780135752913

ISBN10:
0135752914
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/1997
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Pearson College Div
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Summary

This anthology provides an introduction to applied ethics with a multicultural approach, offering an alternative to most competing texts that are centered around North American perspectives. In this revision authors build on some of the traditional topics such as aids, racial and sexual discrimination and environmental ethics.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction 1(24)
Antiracism, Multiculturalism, and Interracial Community: Three Educational Values for a Multicultural Society 14(11)
Lawrence A. Blum
I Human Rights and Justice 25(90)
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
30(4)
Utilitarianism
34(10)
John Stuart Mill
A Simplified Account of Kant's Ethics
44(7)
Onora O'Neill
Taking Rights Seriously
51(10)
Ronald Dworkin
Women's Rights as Human Rights: Toward a Re-Vision of Human Rights
61(11)
Charlotte Bunch
Islam, Islamic Law, and the Dilemma of Cultural Legitimacy for Universal Human Rights
72(11)
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im
The African Context of Human Rights
83(7)
Claude Ake
Rites as Rights: The Confucian Alternative
90(12)
Roger T. Ames
A Buddhist Response to the Nature of Human Rights
102(13)
Kenneth Inada
II Environmental Ethics 115(66)
The Land Ethic
120(13)
Aldo Leopold
A "Good" Environment: Just One of a Set of Human Objectives
133(6)
William Baxter
Traditional American Indian and Western European Attitudes Toward Nature: An Overview
139(12)
J. Baird Callicott
On the Environmental Ethics of the Tao and the Ch'i
151(9)
Chung-ying Cheng
Environmental Racism, American Indians, and Monitored Retrieval Storage Sites for Radioactive Waste
160(10)
Shari Collins-Chobanian
Development, Ecology and Women
170(11)
Vandana Shiva
III Hunger and Poverty 181(82)
Carrying Capacity as an Ethical Concept
186(9)
Garrett Hardin
Population: Delusion and Reality
195(21)
Amartya Sen
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
216(10)
Peter Singer
Rights and the Duty to Bring Aid
226(10)
John Arthur
On the Obligation to Keep Informed about Distant Atrocities
236(12)
Carlo Filice
Making Peace with the Earth: Indigenous Agriculture and the Green Revolution
248(15)
Deane Curtin
IV War and Violence 263(64)
Just War Theory
268(10)
Douglas P. Lackey
The Practice of Satyagraha
278(7)
Mohandas K. Gandhi
Terrorism and Morality
285(10)
Haig Khatchadourian
Can Terrorism Be Justified?
295(8)
Burleigh Wilkins
A Women's Politics of Resistance
303(9)
Sara Ruddick
Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
312(15)
Martin Luther King, Jr
V Gender Roles and Morality 327(68)
Images of Relationship
331(11)
Carol Gilligan
Of Mothers and Families, Men and Sex
342(10)
Marilyn Friedman
The Unnecessary Father
352(10)
David Blankenhorn
Is Equality Tearing Families Apart?
362(11)
Joel Anderson
A Community of Secrets: The Separate World of Bedouin Women
373(9)
Lila Abu-Lughod
American Indian Women at the Center of Indigenous Resistance in Contemporary North America
382(13)
M. Annette Jaimes
Theresa Halsey
VI Racial and Ethnic Discrimination 395(62)
The Color-Blind Principle
400(8)
Bernard Boxill
Affirmative Action: The Price of Preference
408(7)
Shelby Steele
Racisms
415(13)
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Sexism and Racism: Some Conceptual Differences
428(11)
Laurence Thomas
The Red and the Black
439(7)
Vine Deloria, Jr
Shared Responsibility for Racism
446(11)
Larry May
VII The AIDS Epidemic 457(74)
If Only AIDS Were Different!
461(12)
John Harris
Soren Holm
AIDS and Insurance: The Rationale for AIDS-Related Testing
473(9)
Karen A. Clifford
Russel P. Iuculano
AIDS and Bowers v. Hardwick
482(11)
Christine Pierce
AIDS and Legal Paternalism
493(10)
David A. Conway
AIDS and Human Rights: An Intercontinental Perspective
503(14)
Carol A. Tauer
The Ethical Design of an AIDS Vaccine Trial in Africa
517(14)
Nicholas A. Christakis
VIII Abortion 531(54)
An Almost Absolute Value in History
535(6)
John T. Noonan, Jr
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
541(8)
Mary Anne Warren
Why Abortion Is Immoral
549(8)
Don Marquis
Selective Termination of Pregnancy and Women's Reproductive Autonomy
557(10)
Christine Overall
Can Late Abortion Be Ethically Justified?
567(6)
Ren-Zong Qiu
Chun-Zhi Wang
Yuan Gu
Contestation and Consensus: The Morality of Abortion in Japan
573(12)
William LaFleur
IX Euthanasia and Sustaining Life 585
Active and Passive Euthanasia
589(5)
James Rachels
The Intentional Termination of Life
594(8)
Bonnie Steinbock
Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, the Way They Do It
602(13)
Margaret Battin
Buddhist Views of Suicide and Euthansia
615(12)
Carl B. Becker
The Survival Lottery
627(7)
John Harris
Who Shall Be Saved? An African Answer
634(9)
John F. Kilner
Gender, Race, and Class in the Delivery of Health Care
643
Susan Sherwin


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