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College Ethics: A Reader on Moral Issues that Affect You

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-09-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Ideal for introductory ethics or contemporary moral issues courses, College Ethics: A Reader on Moral Issues That Affect You, Second Edition, is a collection of brief, engaging, and accessible readings on issues that directly affect--and matter to--today's college students.

Author Biography

Bob Fischer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas State University. He is the editor of Ethics,
Left and Right: The Moral Issues That Divide Us (OUP, 2020) and the author of Animal Ethics--A Contemporary Introduction (forthcoming in 2021).

Table of Contents

*=New to this Edition
A Note to Instructors
A Note to Students


PART I. Sex and Relationships
1. John Corvino, We Shouldn't Even Be Having This Discussion
* 2. Nicole Dular, Boy Bye: A Feminist Defense of Ghosting
* 3. C.E. Abbate, It's Not Just a Personal Preference: Racialized Discrimination in the Tinder Context
4. Lauri Shrage and Robert Stewart, Sexual Privacy
5. Conor Kelly, Sexism in Practice: Feminist Ethics Evaluating the Hookup Culture
6. Katie Roiphe, Date Rape's Other Victim
7. Nicholas Dixon, Alcohol and Rape
* 8. David McPherson, Consent Is Not Enough: A Case Against Liberal Sexual Ethics

PART II. Abortion
* 9. Kristina Grob and Nathan Nobis, Defining "Abortion" and Critiquing Common Arguments about Abortion
* 10. Judith Jarvis Thomson, A Defense of Abortion
* 11. Don Marquis, Why Abortion Is Immoral
12. Rosalind Hursthouse, Virtue Theory and Abortion

PART III. Feminism, Trans Identities, and Race
* 13. Rebecca Tuvel, The Case for Feminism
14. A.W. Eaton, A Sensible Antiporn Feminism
* 15. Sophie-Grace Chappell, How (Not) to Talk about, and to, Trans Women
16. Christine Overall, Trans Persons, Cisgender Persons, and Gender Identities
* 17. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, The Structure of Racism in Color-Blind, "Post-Racial" America
18. Lawrence Blum, Racism: What It Is and What It Isn't

PART IV. Activism
19. Bernard R. Boxill, Self-Respect and Protest
20. Thomas E. Hill, Jr., Symbolic Protest and Calculated Silence
* 21. Ramona Ilea and Monica Janzen, Be the Change: Student Activism
* 22. Kurt Blankschaen and Yingshihan Zhu, Complacency on Campus: How Allies Can Do Better

PART V. The Internet, Gaming, and Sports
* 23. Shannon Vallor, New Social Media and the Technomoral Virtues
* 24. Jonathan Reid Surovell, The More We Get Together on Social Media the Worse Off We'll Be (and the Worse Off We'll Make Our Friends)
25. Andrew T. Forcehimes, Download This Essay: A Defense of Stealing E-Books
26. Morgan Luck, The Gamer's Dilemma: An Analysis of the Arguments for the Moral Distinction between Virtual Murder and Virtual Pedophilia
* 27. Phillip Zema, Should Student-Athletes Be Paid?
* 28. Nancy Leong, Against Women's Sports

PART VI. Consumer Ethics
* 29. Mathieu Doucet, Just Say No (for Now): The Ethics of Illegal Drug Use
30. Peter Singer, The Singer Solution to World Poverty
31. Alastair Norcross, Puppies, Pigs, and People: Eating Meat and Marginal Cases
* 32. Mark Bryant Budolfson, Consumer Ethics, Food Ethics, and Beyond
33. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, It's Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations
34. Marion Hourdequin, Climate, Collective Action, and Individual Ethical Obligations

PART VII. Higher Education: Ethics and Policy
* 35. Eric S. Godoy, Divestment Is a Shared Responsibility
* 36. J.M. Dieterle and W. John Koolage, Affording Disaster: Concealed Carry on Campus
* 37. Timothy Hsiao and Kyle Blanchette, Guns on Campus: A Defense
* 38. Erica Rodriguez and Martin Chamorro, Social Membership and the Right to College
* 39. Jason Brennan and Phillip Magness, Gen Eds: Sucker U
40. Martha Nussbaum, Education for Citizenship in an Era of Global Connection
41. Christopher A. Pynes, Seven Arguments against Extra Credit

PART VIII. Being a Student (and a Grad)
42. Mathieu Bouville, Why Is Cheating Wrong?
43. Rebecca Roache, Enhancement and Cheating
* 44. Keisha Shantel Ray, Not Just "Study Drugs" for the Rich: Stimulants as Moral Tools for Creating Opportunities for Socially Disadvantaged Students
* 45. Jennifer M. Morton, Recognizing the Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility
* 46. Samual A. Garner, Are You Morally Responsible for Your Student Loans?
* 47. Dustin Crummett, You Are Spider-Man
* 48. Michael Cholbi, The Ethics of Choosing Careers and Jobs
49. Adrienne Rich, Claiming an Education

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