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Morality and Moral Controversies,9780139141287

Morality and Moral Controversies

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Edition:
5th
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9780139141287

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0139141286
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

This comprehensive anthology includes carefully edited selections of the classics of moral and political philosophy, as well as important recent works in legal, political, and moral theory.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition vii
Part I. Moral Theory 2(92)
1. Classical Theories of Morality
2(40)
Killing on a Lifeboat: The Queen v. Dudley and Stephens
2(5)
Nichomachean Ethics
Aristotle
Leviathan
14(7)
Thomas Hobbes
An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
21(3)
David Hume
The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
24(10)
Immanuel Kant
Utilitarianism
34(8)
John Stuart Mill
2. Contemporary Perspectives
42(24)
Intuitionism
42(5)
W. D. Ross
Kant and Utilitarianism Contrasted
47(5)
Onora O'Neill
Is Patriotism a Virtue?
52(8)
Alasdair MacIntyre
Feminist Transformations of Moral Theory
60(6)
Virginia Held
3. The Sources and Grounds of Morality 66(28)
The Sources of Moral Ideas: Society, Custom and Sympathy
66(3)
Edward Westermarck
The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn
69(8)
Jonathan Bennett
Morality, Religion and Conscience
77(8)
John Arthur
Trying Out One's New Sword
85(4)
Mary Midgley
Ethics
89(5)
Thomas Nagel
Part II. Issues of Life and Death 94(144)
4. War and Capital Punishment
94(37)
The Moral Equivalent of War
94(6)
William James
On the Morality of War
100(9)
Richard A. Wasserstrom
The Death Penalty: Gregg V. Georgia
109(7)
Executions
116(6)
Jonathan Glover
Desert and Capital Punishment
122(9)
Martin Perlmutter
5. Animals and the Natural Environment
131(35)
All Animals Are Equal
131(10)
Peter Singer
Speciesism and the Idea of Equality
141(7)
Bonnie Steinbock
People or Penguins
148(4)
William F. Baxter
The Land Ethic
152(14)
J. Baird Callicott
6. Abortion
166(45)
The Constitutional Right to Abortion
166(5)
Roe v. Wade
A Defense of Abortion
171(9)
Judith Jarvis Thomson
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
180(7)
Mary Anne Warren
An Argument That Abortion Is Wrong
187(9)
Dan Marquis
Feminism and Abortion
196(7)
Susan Sherwin
Fathers and Fetuses
203(8)
George W. Harris
7. Euthanasia
211(27)
Removing Life-Support Systems: Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health
211(7)
Comparing Human Lives: The Archbishop and the Chambermaid
218(1)
William Godwin
An Alternative to the Ethic of Euthanasia
219(4)
Arthur J. Dyck
Active and Passive Euthanasia
223(5)
James Rachels
Defective Newborns and the Morality of Termination
228(10)
Richard B. Brandt
Part III. Political Relationships 238(204)
8. Justice and Individual Rights
238(26)
The Second Treatise of Government
238(6)
John Locke
Of Justice
244(3)
David Hume
Taking Rights Seriously
247(6)
Ronald Dworkin
A Theory of Justice
253(11)
John Rawls
9. Economic Inequality and Welfare
264(59)
The Entitlement Theory
264(9)
Robert Nozick
Rich and Poor
273(7)
Peter Singer
Security, Welfare, and the Communal Provision
280(18)
Michael Walzer
A Proposal for Public Welfare
298(5)
Charles Murray
What People Deserve
303(7)
James Rachels
Economic Reasoning and the Ethics of Policy
310(56)
Thomas C. Schelling
10. Liberty, Paternalism, and Drugs
323(36)
On Liberty
323(9)
John Stuart Mill
Requiring Medical Treatment: JFK Memorial Hospital v. Heston
332(3)
The Ethics of Addiction: An Argument in Favor of Letting Americans Take Any Drug They Want
335(8)
Thomas Szasz
The Ethics of Smoking
343(10)
Robert E. Goodin
Addiction and Drug Policy
353(6)
Daniel Shapiro
11. Free Speech
359(31)
Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
359(3)
John Stuart Mill
Flag Burning as Constitutionally Protected: Texas v. Johnson
362(4)
Nazi Marches: Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party
366(3)
Prohibiting Racist Speech on Campus: A Debate
369(6)
Charles Lawrence
Gerald Gunther
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: A Closer Look
375(6)
Helen E. Longino
Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship
381(5)
Mark R. Wicclair
Pornography: American Booksellers v. Hudnut
386(4)
12. Affirmative Action
390(24)
Affirmative Action in Universities: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
391(4)
The Rights of Allan Bakke
395(8)
Ronald Dworkin
Affirmative Racism
403(7)
Charles Murray
Reverse Discrimination
410(4)
James Rachels
13. Civil Disobedience and the Rule of Law
414(28)
Crito
414(5)
Plato
Civil Disobedience and the Social Contract
419(9)
John Rawls
On Not Prosecuting Civil Disobedience
428(7)
Ronald Dworkin
The Problem of the Grudge Informer
435(7)
Lon L. Fuller
Part IV. Social Relationships 442(162)
14. Sex Equality
442(39)
The Subjection of Women
442(7)
John Stuart Mill
Harriet Taylor
Sexual Harassment: Ellison v. Brady
449(5)
Sex Equality and Discrimination: Difference v. Dominance
454(4)
Will Kymlicka
Freedom, Conditioning, and the Real Woman
458(11)
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Feminists, Meet Mr. Darwin
469(12)
Robert Wright
15. Sexual Relationships and Sexual Violence
481(25)
Duties Toward the Body in Respect to Sexual Impulse
481(4)
Immanuel Kant
Plain Sex
485(8)
Alan H. Goldman
Date Rape: A Feminist Analysis
493(8)
Lois Pineau
An Interview About Date Rape
501(5)
Camille Paglia
16. The Family
506(32)
Polygamy Is Good Feminism
506(2)
Elizabeth Joseph
Surrogate Motherhood as Prenatal Adoption
508(8)
Bonnie Steinbock
Selling Babies
516(6)
Richard A. Posner
Licensing Parents
522(7)
Hugh LaFollette
Who Controls a Child's Education?: Wisconsin V. Yoder
529(4)
What Do Grown Children Owe Their Parents?
533(5)
Jane English
17. Community, Identity, and Personal Privacy
538(66)
On Racism and Sexism: Realities and Ideals
538(11)
Richard A. Wasserstrom
Social Movements and the Politics of Difference
549(13)
Iris Marion Young
Victims and Heroes in the "Benevolent State"
562(7)
Clarence Thomas
The Encumbered Self
569(9)
Michael J. Sandel
Feminism and Modern Friendship: Dislocating the Community
578(11)
Marilyn Friedman
Concealment and Exposure
589(15)
Thomas Nagel
Afterword: The Arc of the Moral Universe 604
Joshua Cohen


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