The Moral Life

The Moral Life

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The second edition of THE MORAL LIFE covers a wide variety of applied ethical issues, from issues that confront the individual to international, intergenerational, and interspecies issues. The diverse readings cover a range of differing viewpoints chosen to stimulate class discussions.
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 161.3 x 232.2 x 24.9mm | 960.45g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 015505547X
  • 9780155055476

Table of contents

Ethical Theory. 1. Introduction to Ethical Theory. Part II: The Individual. 2. The Individual Life: What Can Make It Worthwhile? 3. The Individual Death: Is Dying an Evil? 4. The Individual Death: Is Suicide Wrong? Part III: Interpersonal Relationships. 5. Friendship. 6. Sexual Relationships. 7. Marriage and Family. Part IV: Intra-Societal Issues. 8. Distributive Justice. 9. Euthanasia. 10. Capital Punishment. 11. Discrimination. 12. Illicit Drugs. Part V: International Issues. 13. Nuclear Deterrence and Strategic Defense. 14. Terrorism. 15. Obligations Toward the Needy. Part VI: Intergenerational Issues. 16. The Genetic Engineering of Human Beings. 17. Abortion. Part VII: Interspecies Issues. 18. The Status of Animals.
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