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Applied Ethics : A Multicultural Approach

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4th
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9780131898028

ISBN10:
0131898027
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

This text addresses various topics in applied ethics from Western and non-Western perspectives. Multicultural perspectives are fully integrated throughout the text.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 1(4)
Antiracism, Multiculturalism, and Interracial Community: Three Educational Values for a Multicultural Society
Lawrence A. Blum
5(10)
Judging Other Cultures: The Case of Genital Mutilation
Martha Nussbaum
15(12)
I Theoretical Perspectives 27(50)
Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill
36(9)
A Simplified Account of Kant's Ethics
Onora O'Neill
45(6)
On Virtue Ethics
Rosalind Hursthouse
51(8)
Hindu Values
Debabrata Sen Sharma
59(7)
Images of Relationship
Carol Gilligan
66(11)
II Human Rights and Justice 77(84)
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
80(5)
The Liberal Principles Underlying Human Rights
Carlos Santiago Nino
85(7)
Women's Rights as Human Rights: Toward a Re-Vision of Human Rights
Charlotte Bunch
92(9)
Islam, Islamic Law, and the Dilemma of Cultural Legitimacy for Universal Human Rights
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im
101(10)
The African Context of Human Rights
Claude Ake
111(6)
A Confucian Perspective on Human Rights for Contemporary China
Joseph Chan
117(16)
A Buddhist Response to the Nature of Human Rights
Kenneth K Inada
133(10)
Conditions of an Unforced Consensus on Human Rights
Charles Taylor
143(18)
III Environmental Ethics 161(66)
The Land Ethic
Aldo Leopold
165(11)
Animal Liberation is an Environmental Ethic
Dale Jamieson
176(10)
A "Good" Environment: Just One of the Set of Human Objectives
William Baxter
186(5)
Look to the Mountain: Reflections on Indigenous Ecology
Gregory Cajete
191(9)
On the Environmental Ethics of the Tao and the Ch'i
Chung-ying Cheng
200(8)
Environmental Racism, American Indians, and Monitored Retrievable Storage Sites for Radioactive Waste
Shari Collins-Chobanian
208(9)
Development, Ecology, and Women
Vandana Shiva
217(10)
IV Hunger and Poverty 227(68)
Carrying Capacity as an Ethical Concept
Garrett Hardin
232(8)
Sex & Consequences: World Population Growth vs. Reproductive Rights
Margaret P. Battin
240(14)
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
Peter Singer
254(9)
Feeding the Hungry
Jan Narveson
263(8)
On the Obligation to Keep Informed about Distant Atrocities
Carlo Filice
271(11)
Perils Amid Promises of Genetically Modified Foods
Mae Wan-Ho
282(13)
V War and Violence 295(70)
Just War Theory
Douglas P. Lackey
298(9)
Was the [First] Gulf War a Just War?
Gregory S. Kavka
307(11)
Is This [Kosovo] War Good? An Ethical Commentary
Georg Meggle
318(10)
Terrorism and Morality
Haig Khatchadourian
328(9)
Can Terrorism Be Justified?
Burleigh Wilkins
337(8)
A Women's Politics of Resistance
Sara Ruddick
345(8)
Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
Martin Luther King Jr.
353(12)
VI Gender Roles and Morality 365(68)
Domestic Violence Against Women and Autonomy
Marilyn Friedman
368(12)
The Unnecessary Father
David Blankenhorn
380(9)
Is Equality Tearing Families Apart?
Joel Anderson
389(10)
Do Wedding Dresses Come in Lavender? The Prospects and Implications of Same-Sex Marriage
Angela Bolte
399(14)
Is it Wrong to Discriminate on the Basis of Homosexuality?
Jeff Jordan
413(10)
A Community of Secrets: The Separate World of Bedouin Women
Lila Abu-Lughod
423(10)
VII Racial and Ethnic Discrimination 433(138)
Philosophical and Social Implications of Race
Naomi Zack
439(10)
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies
Peggy McIntosh
449(9)
The Color-Blind Principle
Bernard Boxill
458(8)
Affirmative Action: The Price of Preference
Shelby Steele
466(7)
Stories of Access and "Luck": Chicana/os, Higher Education, and the Politics of Incorporation
Gloria Holguin Cuádraz
473(12)
Racisms
Kwame Anthony Appiah
485(12)
Shared Responsibility for Racism
Larry May
497(13)
An Almost Absolute Value in History
John T. Noonan Jr.
510(6)
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
Mary Anne Warren
516(9)
Why Abortion Is Immoral
Don Marquis
525(7)
Selective Termination of Pregnancy and Women's Reproductive Autonomy
Christine Overall
532
Professional Responsibility, Reproductive Choice, and the Limits of Appropriate Intervention: The Battle Over RU
486(62)
Kathleen Marie Dixon
541(7)
The Problem of Coerced Abortion in China and Related Ethical Issues
Jing-Bao Nie
548(12)
Contestation and Consensus: The Morality of Abortion in Japan
William R. LaFleur
560(11)
IX Euthanasia, Sustaining and Creating Life 571
Active and Passive Euthanasia
James Rachels
575(5)
The Intentional Termination of Life
Bonnie Steinbock
580(7)
Objections to the Institutionalisation of Euthanasia
Stephen G. Potts
587(5)
Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, the Way They Do It
Margaret P. Battin
592(16)
Gender, Feminism, and Death: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Susan M. Wolf
608(16)
Confucian Views on Suicide and Their Implications for Euthanasia
Ping-Cheung Lo
624(18)
Buddhist Views of Suicide and Euthanasia
Carl B. Becker
642(11)
The Survival Lottery
John Harris
653(6)
Gene Therapies and the Pursuit of a Better Human
Sara Goering
659(11)
The Wisdom of Repugnance
Leon Kass
670


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