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This comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory--a wide array of essays that address today's most philosophically interesting and controversial ethical and political issues. Includes an ethical theory overview; shows relevance of traditional and contemporary writers.Featuresarticleson self-interest and morality, rule utilitarianism and the conflict between duty and sentiment; Featuresreadingson life and death, terrorism, internment in time of war, distribution of scarce medical resources and the survival lottery; Featuresessayson democracy, capitalism and its ethos, multiculturalism, identity and reparations. Extensive coverage of violence, terrorism, and war, as well as relativism and grounds of morality.For those involved in social or political ethical decision making.
Table of Contents
|Table of Contents(new articles and essays arebolded)|
|Issues of Life and Death|
|Terrorism and War|
|Is Terrorism Morally Distinctive?|
|Torture - The Case for Dirty|
|Training Torturers - A Critique of the "Ticking Bomb"|
|On the Morality of War|
|The Morality of Pacifism|
|Civil Liberties in the Time of War|
|Gregg v. Georgia|
|Animals and Environmentalism|
|The Maze and Aura Jack Turner|
|Human Reproduction: Cloning and Abortion|
|The Ethics of Cloning-to-Produce-Children The President's Council on Bioethics|
|Medicine and Deciding Who Should Live|
|Death with Dignity Act Gonzales v. Oregon|
|Love and Sex|
|Kant Finnis Goldman Mohr Pineau Paglia|
|Family and Friendship|
|Wassterstrom Joseph Bennett and Sullivan Steinbock Posner LaFollette|
|Can Parents and Children be Friends? Joseph Kupfer|
|Parents and Children as Friends Kristjan Kristjansson English|
|Political, Social, and Economic Relationships|
|The Ideal State|
|Locke Machan Mill Mill Rawls|
|Patriotism, Civil Disobedience, and the Rule of Law [last Dworkin deleted]|
|Letter from a Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King, Jr Fuller|
|Property, Markets, and the Global Economy|
|Of Justice David Hume|
|The Entitlement Theory Robert Nozick|
|Inequality and Other Problems with Nozick;s|
|The Communist Manifesto|
|Property Rights and Eminent|
|City of New London Markets, Property, and Power Michael Walzer|
|The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits Milton Friedman|
|Rethinking the Social Responsibility of Business|
|John Mackey and Milton Friedman|
|Real World Justice Thomas Pogge|
|Antipoverty Warriors John McM|
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