Preface. Introduction: On Applying Ethics. Part I: Environmental Ethics. The Comprehensive Ecology Movement; R. Attfield. Legal Rights for Natural Objects: A Philosophical Critique; D. Birnbacher. Rights Across Species; T. Regan. Mucking with Nature; R. Sylvan. Part II: Bioethics and Medical Ethics. On Comparing the Value of Human and Nonhuman Life; P. Singer. Should we Attempt to Eradicate Disability? J. Harris. Is Nursing Ethics Distinct from Medical Ethics?; R.F. Chadwick. A Nursing Ethics of Care? Why Caring is Not Enough; H. Kuhse. Part III: Business Ethics and Professional Ethics. Business Ethics as a Goal-Rights-System; G. Enderle. Personal Ideals and Professional Responsibilities; M.W. Martin. Post-Modernism, Business, and Solidarity; N.E. Bowie. Part IV: Social, Political, and Legal Ethics. Liberal Society and Planned Morality; M. Baurmann. The Community of Rights; A.R. Gewirth. Does Utilitarianism Favor Economic Equality? T.W. Pogge. Part V: Aims and Foundations of Applied Ethics. What is Moral Philosophy and What Is Its Function? R. Hegselmann. Applied Ethics: A Normative View; B. Almond. Objectivism and the Alternatives; S.R.L. Clark. Philosophy and Conflict; R.M. Hare. Index of Persons.