This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Preface. History of Ethics Time Line. Part I: ETHICAL THEORY. 1. Ethics and Ethical Reasoning. Plato, "Euthyphro." 2. Relativism. Mary Midgley, "Trying Out Ones New Sword." Friedrich Nietzsche, "Master and Slave Moralities." 3. Egoism. Hobbes, "Leviathan." Plato, "Republic." 4. Utilitarianism. Jeremy Bentham, "Principles of Morals and Legislation." John Stuart Mill, "Utilitarianism." 5. Kants Moral Theory. Immanuel Kant, "Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals." 6. Natural Law and Natural Rights. Thomas Aquinas, "Natural Law." John Locke, "Second Treatise of Civil Government." 7. Virtue Ethics. Aristotle, "Nicomachean Ethics." Philippa Foot, "Virtues and Vices." Part II: ETHICAL ISSUES. 8. Euthanasia. J. GayWilliams, "The Wrongfulness of Euthanasia." James Rachels, "Active and Passive Euthanasia." Carl B. Becker, "Buddhist Views of Suicide." 9. Abortion. Judith Jarvis Thomson, "A Defense of Abortion." Don Marquis, "Why Abortion is Immoral." 10. Sexual Morality. Thomas Nagel, "Sexual Perversion." Richard D. Mohr, "Gay Basics: Some Questions, Facts, and Values." D.P. Verene, "Sexual Love and Moral Experience." 11. Pornography. John Stuart Mill, "On Liberty." Ann Gary, "Pornography and Respect for Women." 12. Equality & Discrimination. Robert Fullinwider, "Affirmative Action and Fairness." Lisa Newton, "Reverse Discrimination as Unjustified." 13. Economic Justice. John Rawls, "A Theory of Justice." Robert Nozick, "Anarchy, State, & Utopia." 14. Legal Punishment & the Death Penalty. Anthony Amsterdam, "Capital Punishment." Ernest Van Den Haag, "The Ultimate Punishment: A Defense." Robert Johnson, "This Man Has Expired." 15. Environmental Ethics. William F. Baxter, "People or Penguins." Bill Devall and George Sessions, "Deep Ecology." 16. Animal Rights. Peter Singer, "All Animals are Equal." Bonnie Steinbock, "Speciesism and the Idea of Equality." 17. Genetics and Human Cloning. Leon Kass, "The Wisdom of Repugnance." Kerry Lynn Macintosh, "Illegal Beings: Human Clones and the Law." 18. Terrorism, Violence, and War. Michael Walzer, "The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success)." Michael Ignatieff, "The Lesser Evil, Political Ethics in an Age of Terror." 19. Global Issues. Peter Singer, "Famine, Affluence, and Morality." Herman E. Daly, "Globalization and Its Discontents." Vandana Shiva, "Earth Democracy." Appendix: How to Write an Ethics Paper. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: Closely examine the major areas of ethical theory as well as a broad range of contemporary moral debates using MacKinnon's acclaimed ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, Sixth Edition. Recognized for its breadth of coverage, this book provides a superbly balanced introduction that effectively integrates ethical theory with today's most relevant moral issues. Illuminating overviews and a selection of readings from both traditional and contemporary sources make even complex philosophical concepts reader friendly. Comprehensive, clear-sighted introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover major ethical theories, including feminist ethics and ethical relativism, before delving into issues ranging from euthanasia and sexual morality to war and professional ethics. New readings from prominent ethicists help increase this edition's coverage of contemporary dilemmas with widespread impact, including torture and the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, "partial birth" abortion, cloning, same-sex marriage, and Wikipedia and Google. The book's new CengageNOW™ online learning system builds upon the book's highly effective presentation with Personalized Study Plans that match multimedia learning tools to your specific learning style and needs. New integrated Ethics Learning Modules use flash-animated ethics simulations to help you practice what you've learned. Trust ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, Sixth Edition, to integrate theory and contemporary moral issues like no other text.
About the Author: Barbara MacKinnon is a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of San Francisco. During her 30 years of teaching, her instruction and writing focused primarily on the history of ethics and contemporary ethical issues. She enjoys reading widely, playing the piano, and traveling.
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