9780073407401

The Right Thing To Do: Basic Readings in Moral Philosophy

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    9780073407401

  • ISBN10:

    0073407402

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/3/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

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
Preface
A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy
Some Basic Points about Arguments
Utilitarianism
Utilitarianism and Integrity
The Experience Machine
The Subjectivity of Values
The Categorical Imperative
The Virtues
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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