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The Resource The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems, [edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau

The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems, [edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau

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The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems
Title
The ethical life
Title remainder
fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
BJ1012
LC item number
.S428 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Shafer-Landau, Russ
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Ethics
Label
The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems, [edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Value theory : the nature of the good life. Epicurus, Letter to Menoeceus -- John Stuart Mill, Hedonism -- Aldous Huxley, Brave new world -- Robert Nozick, The experience machine -- Richard Taylor, The meaning of life -- Jean Kazez, Necessities -- Normative ethics : theories of right conduct. J.J.C. Smart, Extreme and restricted utilitarianism -- Immanuel Kant, The good will and the categorical imperative -- Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan -- Philippa Foot, Natural goodness -- Aristotle, Nicomachean ethics -- W.D. Ross, What makes right acts right? -- Hilde Lindemann, What is feminist ethics? -- Metaethics : the status of morality. David Hume, Moral distinctions not derived from reason -- J.L. Mackie, The subjectivity of values -- Gilbert Harman, Ethics and observation -- Mary Midgley, Trying out one's new sword -- Michael Smith, Realism -- Renford Bambrough, Proof -- Moral problems. Peter Singe, The Singer solution to world poverty -- Heidi Malm, Paid surrogacy: arguments and responses -- Ronald Dworkin, Playing God : genes, clones, and luck -- James Rachels, The morality of euthanasia -- John Harris, The survival lottery -- Peter Singer, Unsanctifying human life -- William F. Baxter, People or penguins: the case for optimal pollution -- Judith Jarvis Thomson, A defense of abortion -- Don Marquis, Why abortion is immoral -- Jonathan Bennett, The conscience of Huckleberry Finn -- Michael Walzer, Terrorism: a critique of excuses -- David Luban, Liberalism, torture, and the ticking bomb -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham City Jail -- Igor Primoratz, Justifying legal punishment -- Stephen Nathanson, An eye for an eye? -- Michael Huemer, America's unjust drug war -- John Corvino, Why shouldn't Tommy and Jimmy have sex?: a defense of homosexuality -- Bonnie Steinbock, Adultery -- Hugh LaFollette, Licensing parents -- Jane English, What do grown children owe their parents?
Control code
ocn326682299
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 408 p.
Isbn
9780195377699
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009019515
System control number
(OCoLC)326682299
Label
The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems, [edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Value theory : the nature of the good life. Epicurus, Letter to Menoeceus -- John Stuart Mill, Hedonism -- Aldous Huxley, Brave new world -- Robert Nozick, The experience machine -- Richard Taylor, The meaning of life -- Jean Kazez, Necessities -- Normative ethics : theories of right conduct. J.J.C. Smart, Extreme and restricted utilitarianism -- Immanuel Kant, The good will and the categorical imperative -- Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan -- Philippa Foot, Natural goodness -- Aristotle, Nicomachean ethics -- W.D. Ross, What makes right acts right? -- Hilde Lindemann, What is feminist ethics? -- Metaethics : the status of morality. David Hume, Moral distinctions not derived from reason -- J.L. Mackie, The subjectivity of values -- Gilbert Harman, Ethics and observation -- Mary Midgley, Trying out one's new sword -- Michael Smith, Realism -- Renford Bambrough, Proof -- Moral problems. Peter Singe, The Singer solution to world poverty -- Heidi Malm, Paid surrogacy: arguments and responses -- Ronald Dworkin, Playing God : genes, clones, and luck -- James Rachels, The morality of euthanasia -- John Harris, The survival lottery -- Peter Singer, Unsanctifying human life -- William F. Baxter, People or penguins: the case for optimal pollution -- Judith Jarvis Thomson, A defense of abortion -- Don Marquis, Why abortion is immoral -- Jonathan Bennett, The conscience of Huckleberry Finn -- Michael Walzer, Terrorism: a critique of excuses -- David Luban, Liberalism, torture, and the ticking bomb -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham City Jail -- Igor Primoratz, Justifying legal punishment -- Stephen Nathanson, An eye for an eye? -- Michael Huemer, America's unjust drug war -- John Corvino, Why shouldn't Tommy and Jimmy have sex?: a defense of homosexuality -- Bonnie Steinbock, Adultery -- Hugh LaFollette, Licensing parents -- Jane English, What do grown children owe their parents?
Control code
ocn326682299
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 408 p.
Isbn
9780195377699
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009019515
System control number
(OCoLC)326682299

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