Social Ethics

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-07-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

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Table of Contents

Life-And-Death Issues
Abortion Introduction
The Unspeakable Crime of Abortion
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
Why Abortion is Immoral
A Defense of Abortion
The Morality of Abortion Justice
Majority Opinion in Roe v. Wade
“Partial-Birth Abortion” and the Supreme Court Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 1
Euthanasia And Physician-Assisted Suicide Introduction
Active and Passive Euthanasia
Killing and Allowing to Die
Voluntary Active Euthanasia
Objections to the Institutionalisation of Euthanasia
Assisted Suicide Is Not Voluntary Active Euthanasia Chief Justice
Opinion of the Court in
Concurring Opinion in
Voluntary Death: A Comparison Of Terminal Dehydration and Physician-Assisted Suicide Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 2
The Death Penalty Introduction Justices
Opinion in
Dissenting Opinion in Gregg v. Georgia
A Life for a Life
An Eye for an Eye
Deterrence and the Death Penalty
Procedural Arguments Against the Death Penalty Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 3
Liberty Issues
Sex And Marriage Introduction
Morality and Human Sexuality
Sexual Morality and the Concept of Using Another Person
Why Shouldn’t Tommy
A Defense of Homosexuality Chief Justice
Majority Opinion in Goodridge v. Department of Public Health Justice
Dissenting Opinion in Goodridge v. Department of Public Health
What Marriage Is For: Children Need Mothers and Fathers
For Better or Worse? The Case for Gay (and Straight) Marriage Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 4
Pornography, Hate Speech, And Censorship Introduction
On Liberty The Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography
The Question of Harm
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: A Closer Look
Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship Illinois Supreme Court
Opinion in Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party of America
Racist Speech as the Functional Equivalent of Fighting Words Andrew Altman
Liberalism and Campus Hate Speech: A Philosophical Examination
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