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The Resource Exploring ethics : an introductory anthology, edited by Steven M. Cahn

Exploring ethics : an introductory anthology, edited by Steven M. Cahn

Label
Exploring ethics : an introductory anthology
Title
Exploring ethics
Title remainder
an introductory anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steven M. Cahn
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
170
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1012
LC item number
.E97 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cahn, Steven M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ethics
Label
Exploring ethics : an introductory anthology, edited by Steven M. Cahn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Morality and moral philosophy / William K. Frankena -- Crito / Plato -- Challenges to morality -- How not to answer moral questions / Tom Regan -- God and morality / Steven M. Cahn -- The challenge of cultural relativism / James Rachels -- Right and wrong / Thomas Nagel -- Egoism and moral scepticism / James Rachels -- Happiness and immorality / Steven M. Cahn and Jeffrie G. Murphy -- The nature of ethical disagreement / Charles L. Stevenson -- Moral theories -- The categorical imperative / Immanuel Kant -- A simplified account of Kant's ethics / Onora O'Neill -- Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill -- Strengths and weaknesses of utilitarianism / Louis P. Pojman -- The nature of virtue / Aristotle -- Ethics and the moral life / Bernard Mayo -- Master morality and slave morality / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Moral saints / Susan Wolf -- The social contract / Thomas Hobbes -- A theory of justice / John Rawls -- The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw -- Moral problems -- A defense of abortion / Judith Jarvis Thomson -- On the moral and legal status of abortion / Mary Anne Warren -- Why abortion is immoral / Don Marquis -- Active and passive euthanasia / James Rachels -- Active and passive euthanasia : a reply to Rachels / Thomas D. Sullivan -- Famine, afluence, and morality / Peter Singer -- World hunger and moral obligation : the case against Singer / John Arthur -- Terrorism / Michael Walzer -- Is terrorism distinctively wrong? / Lionel K. McPherson -- Pornography, oppression, and freedom : a closer look / Helen E. Longino -- The feminist case against pornography / Joel Feinberg -- Two concepts of affrmative action / Steven M. Cahn -- What good am I? / Laurence Thomas -- The case for animal rights / Tom Regan -- The case for the use of animals in biomedical research / Carl Cohen -- We are what we eat / Tom Regan -- People or penguins : the case for optimal pollution / William F. Baxter -- In defense of the death penalty / Ernest van den Haag -- Capital punishment / Hugo Adam Bedau -- Letter from a Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr
Control code
ocn180989506
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vii, 408 p.
Isbn
9780195342000
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007045023
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Exploring ethics : an introductory anthology, edited by Steven M. Cahn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Morality and moral philosophy / William K. Frankena -- Crito / Plato -- Challenges to morality -- How not to answer moral questions / Tom Regan -- God and morality / Steven M. Cahn -- The challenge of cultural relativism / James Rachels -- Right and wrong / Thomas Nagel -- Egoism and moral scepticism / James Rachels -- Happiness and immorality / Steven M. Cahn and Jeffrie G. Murphy -- The nature of ethical disagreement / Charles L. Stevenson -- Moral theories -- The categorical imperative / Immanuel Kant -- A simplified account of Kant's ethics / Onora O'Neill -- Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill -- Strengths and weaknesses of utilitarianism / Louis P. Pojman -- The nature of virtue / Aristotle -- Ethics and the moral life / Bernard Mayo -- Master morality and slave morality / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Moral saints / Susan Wolf -- The social contract / Thomas Hobbes -- A theory of justice / John Rawls -- The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw -- Moral problems -- A defense of abortion / Judith Jarvis Thomson -- On the moral and legal status of abortion / Mary Anne Warren -- Why abortion is immoral / Don Marquis -- Active and passive euthanasia / James Rachels -- Active and passive euthanasia : a reply to Rachels / Thomas D. Sullivan -- Famine, afluence, and morality / Peter Singer -- World hunger and moral obligation : the case against Singer / John Arthur -- Terrorism / Michael Walzer -- Is terrorism distinctively wrong? / Lionel K. McPherson -- Pornography, oppression, and freedom : a closer look / Helen E. Longino -- The feminist case against pornography / Joel Feinberg -- Two concepts of affrmative action / Steven M. Cahn -- What good am I? / Laurence Thomas -- The case for animal rights / Tom Regan -- The case for the use of animals in biomedical research / Carl Cohen -- We are what we eat / Tom Regan -- People or penguins : the case for optimal pollution / William F. Baxter -- In defense of the death penalty / Ernest van den Haag -- Capital punishment / Hugo Adam Bedau -- Letter from a Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr
Control code
ocn180989506
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vii, 408 p.
Isbn
9780195342000
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007045023
Other physical details
ill.

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