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Morality and Moral Controversies : Readings in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy,9780130341556
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Morality and Moral Controversies : Readings in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy

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9780130341556

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Ethics, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Ethics, and Ethics and Moral Issues. Comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory with wide array of essays that address today's most philosophically interesting and controversial ethical and political issues. Includes ethical theory overview; shows relevance of traditional and contemporary writers.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Sixth Edition xi
PART I MORAL THEORY
Classical Theories of Morality
1(34)
Nichomachean Ethics
1(7)
Aristotle
Leviathan
8(8)
Thomas Hobbes
The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
16(10)
Immanuel Kant
Utilitarianism
26(9)
John Stuart Mill
Contemporary Perspectives
35(25)
Intuitionism
35(5)
W.D. Ross
Kant and Utilitarianism Contrasted
40(5)
Onora O'Neill
Is Patriotism a Virtue?
45(8)
Alasdair MacIntyre
Feminist Transformations of Moral Theory
53(7)
Virginia Held
The Sources and Grounds of Morality
60(43)
Morality, Religion, and Conscience
60(9)
John Arthur
The Source of Moral Ideas: Society, Custom, and Sympathy
69(2)
Edward Westermark
Morality Is Based on Sentiment
71(6)
David Hume
Trying Out One's New Sword
77(4)
Mary Midgley
Relativism in Ethics
81(4)
William H. Shaw
Ethics
85(3)
Thomas Nagel
The Arc of the Moral Universe
88(15)
Joshua Cohen
PART II ISSUES OF LIFE AND DEATH
Violence, Terrorism, and War
103(19)
Do Guns Mean Crime?
103(3)
The Economist
Terrorism
106(5)
R.G. Frey
Christopher W. Morris
On the Morality of War
111(11)
Richard Wasserstrom
Capital Punishment
122(32)
The Death Penalty
122(7)
Gregg v. Georgia
Desert and Capital Punishment
129(9)
Martin Perlmutter
The Ultimate Punishment
138(5)
Ernest van den Haag
Justice, Civilization, and the Death Penalty
143(6)
Jeffrey H. Reiman
Refuting Reiman
149(5)
Ernest van den Haag
Animals and the Natural Environment
154(36)
All Animals Are Equal
154(10)
Peter Singer
Speciesism and the Idea of Equality
164(7)
Bonnie Steinbock
People or Penguins
171(5)
William F. Baxter
The Land Ethic
176(14)
J. Baird Callicott
Abortion
190(46)
The Constitutional Right to Abortion
190(5)
Roe v. Wade
A Defense of Abortion
195(9)
Judith Jarvis Thomson
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
204(7)
Mary Ann Warren
Abortion and the Concept of a Person
211(7)
Jane English
An Argument That Abortion Is Wrong
218(10)
Dan Marquis
Fathers and Fetuses
228(8)
George W. Harris
Euthanasia and Eugenics
236(33)
Removing Life-Support Systems
236(7)
Cruzan v. Director
Comparing Human Lives: The Archbishop and the Chambermaid
243(1)
William Godwin
An Alternative to the Ethic of Euthanasia
244(5)
Arthur J. Dyck
Active and Passive Euthanasia
249(4)
James Rachels
Defective Newborns and the Morality of Termination
253(7)
Richard B. Brandt
Playing God: Genes, Clones, and Luck
260(9)
Ronald Dworkin
PART III POLITICAL AND SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Justice and Economic Distribution
269(64)
The Second Treatise of Government
270(6)
John Locke
Of Justice
276(3)
David Hume
The Communist Manifesto
279(9)
Karl Marx
Fredrich Engels
A Theory of Justice
288(11)
John Rawls
The Entitlement Theory
299(9)
Robert Nozick
Rich and Poor
308(7)
Peter Singer
What People Deserve
315(7)
James Rachels
Markets and Hard Work
322(11)
Michael Walzer
Civil Disobedience and the Rule of Law
333(35)
Crito
333(5)
Plato
Taking Rights Seriously
338(7)
Ronald Dworkin
Civil Disobedience and the Social Contract
345(10)
John Rawls
On Not Prosecuting Civil Disobedience
355(7)
Ronald Dworking
The Problem of the Grudge Informer
362(6)
Lon L. Fuller
Liberty and Freedom
368(49)
On Liberty
368(9)
John Stuart Mill
Requiring Medical Treatment
377(3)
JFK Memorial Hospital v. Heston
The Ethics of Addiction: An Argument in Favor of Letting Americans Take Any Drug They Want
380(8)
Thomas Szasz
The Ethics of Smoking
388(11)
Robert E. Goodin
Addiction and Drug Policy
399(6)
Daniel Shapiro
Freedom, Conditioning, and the Real Woman
405(12)
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Free Speech
417(40)
Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
417(4)
John Stuart Mill
Flag Burning as Constitutionally Protected
421(3)
Texas v. Johnson
Nazi Marches
424(4)
Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party
Prohibiting Racist Speech on Campus: A Debate
428(6)
Charles Lawrence
Gerald Gunther
Political Correctness, Speech Codes, and Diversity
434(2)
Alan M. Dershowitz
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom A Closer Look
436(6)
Helen E. Longino
Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship
442(6)
Mark R. Wicclair
Pornography
448(2)
American Booksellers v. Hudnut
Internet Censorship: A Debate
450(7)
Jay A. Sekulow
Jerry Berman
Equality and Difference
457(53)
The Subjection of Women
457(8)
John Stuart Mill
Harriet Taylor
Sexual Harassment
465(5)
Ellison v. Brady
Sex Equality and Discrimination: Difference vs. Dominance
470(5)
Will Kymlicka
Feminists, Meet Mr. Darwin
475(11)
Robert Wright
On Racism and Sexism: Realities and Ideals
486(12)
Richard A. Wasserstrom
Social Movements and the Politics of Difference
498(12)
Iris Marion Young
Affirmative Action and Reparations
510(43)
Affirmative Action in Universities
510(5)
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
The Rights of Alan Bakke
515(8)
Ronald Dworkin
Affirmative Racism
523(8)
Charles Murray
Reverse Discrimination
531(3)
James Rachels
Racism and Reparations
534(19)
John Arthur
PART IV PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Love, Sex, and Friendship
553(50)
Duties Toward the Body in Respect to Sexual Impulse
554(4)
Immanuel Kant
What's Wrong With Homosexuality?
558(3)
John Finnis
Plain Sex
561(9)
Alan H. Goldman
Gay Basics: Some Questions, Facts, and Values
570(10)
Richard D. Mohr
Date Rape: A Feminist Analysis
580(8)
Lois Pineau
An Interview About Date Rape
588(4)
Camille Paglia
The Saturated Self: Personal Relationships in the Information Age
592(11)
Kenneth Gergen
Marriage and the Family
603(51)
Is Adultery Immoral?
603(8)
Richard A. Wasserstrom
Polygamy Is Good Feminism
611(1)
Elizabeth Joseph
Same-Sex Marriage: A Debate
612(4)
William Bennett
Andrew Sullivan
Surrogate Motherhood as Prenatal Adoption
616(9)
Bonnie Steinbock
Selling Babies
625(5)
Richard A. Posner
No-Fault Family Law and the Unencumbered Self
630(7)
Michael J. Sandel
Licensing Parents
637(8)
Hugh LaFollette
Who Controls a Child's Education?
645(4)
Wisconsin v. Yoder
What Do Grown Children Owe Their Parents?
649(5)
Jane English
Postscript to Instructors 654


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