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This collection of readings in moral theory and moral issues from major Western philosophers is the ideal companion reader for James Rachels' textThe Elements of Moral Philosophy. The anthology explores further the theories and issues introduced in that volume, in their original and classic formulations. The collection can stand on its own as the text for a course in moral philosophy, or it can be used to supplement any introductory text. . .This fifth edition contains new essays about prostitution, monogamy, date rape, terrorism, torture, genetic engineering, and the atomic bombings of Japan..
Table of Contents
|Contents are preliminary indicates new to this edition|
|A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy|
|Some Basic Points about Arguments|
|Utilitarianism and Integrity|
|The Experience Machine|
|The Subjectivity of Values|
|The Categorical Imperative|
|Master Morality and Slave Morality|
|Caring Relations and Principles of Justice|
|Why Abortion is Immoral|
|A Defense of Abortion|
|On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion / Postscript on Infanticide|
|All Animals Are Equal,Peter Singer Torturing Puppies and Eating Meat: It's All in Good Taste|
|Do Animals Have Rights?|
|9/11 and Starvation|
|The Singer Solution to World Poverty|
|The Ethics of War and Peace|
|Fifty Years After Hiroshima|
|What is Wrong with Terrorism?|
|The War on Terrorism and the End of Human Rights|
|Liberalism, Torture, and the Ticking Bomb|
|A Defense of the Death Penalty|
|Why The United States Will Join the Rest of the World in Abandoning Capital Punishment|
|AmericaG++s Unjust Drug War|
|Is Homosexuality Unnatural?|
|Monogamy: A Critique|
|Our Sexual Ethics|
|Alcohol and Rape|
|Charges Against Prostitution|
|Letter from the Birmingham City Jail|
|Is Racial Discrimination Arbitrary?|
|In Defense of Quotas|
|The Morality of Euthanasia|
|Assisted Suicide: Pro-Choice or Anti-Life?|
|The New Eugenics|
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