Contemporary moral issues : diversity and consensus

TitleContemporary moral issues : diversity and consensus
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsHinman, LM
Paginationxxv, 518 p.
Place PublishedBoston
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0205633609
Accession Number7003608
KeywordsBIOETHICS , education , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , MEDICINE , PHILOSOPHY , Privacy and Surveillance , Public Policy , Social Justice
AbstractContemporary Moral Issues is an anthology that provides a selection of readings on contemporary social issues revolving around three general themes: Matters of Life and Death, Matters of Equality and Diversity, and Expanding the Circle, which includes duties beyond borders, living together with animals, and environmental ethics. Each set of readings is accompanied by an extensive introduction, a bibliographical essay, pre-reading questions, and discussion questions.
Notes2012017807Lawrence M. Hinman.24 cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.Part One. Matters of life and death. 1. Cloning and reproductive technologies -- 2. Abortion -- 3. Euthanasia -- 4. Punishment and the death penalty -- 5. War, terrorism, and counterterrorism -- -- Part Two. Matters of diversity and equality. 6. Race and ethnicity -- 7. Gender -- 8. Sexual orientation -- -- Part Three. Expanding the circle. 9. World hunger and poverty -- 10. Living together with animals -- 11. Environmental ethics -- 12. CyberEthics.
Short TitleContemporary moral issues : diversity and consensus
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