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Social Ethics

Social Ethics - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073535883

ISBN13: 978-0073535883
ISBN10: 0073535885
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2012
International: No

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Social Ethics - 8TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073535883

Thomas Mappes

ISBN13: 978-0073535883
ISBN10: 0073535885
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

With an assortment of readings and perspectives from some of the most respected thinkers of our time, Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy provides a balanced, engaging introduction to today's most pressing social and moral problems. This highly popular anthology illuminates the issues at the heart of each contemporary problem and encourages critical, fair-minded examination of varying viewpoints-all presented in the words of those who embrace them. Helpful editorial features include substantial chapter introductions, a summary preceding each selection, discussion questions, and bibliographies for further reading.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface PART ONE: LIFE-AND-DEATH ISSUES CHAPTER 1 ABORTION CHAPTER 2 EUTHANASIA AND PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE CHAPTER 3 THE DEATH PENALTY PART TWO: LIBERTY ISSUES CHAPTER 4 SEXUAL MORALITY AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CHAPTER 5 PORNOGRAPHY, HATE SPEECH, AND CENSORSHIP CHAPTER 6 DRUG CONTROL, ADDICTION, AND MEDICAL USE PART THREE: GLOBAL ISSUES CHAPTER 7 TERRORISM, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND TORTURE CHAPTER 8 WORLD HUNGER, POVERTY, ECONOMIC JUSTICE, AND INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY CHAPTER 9 ANIMALS CHAPTER 10 THE ENVIRONMENT AND GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE About the Contributors