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Social Ethics : Morality and Social Policy - With Philosophy Powerweb - 6th edition

Social Ethics : Morality and Social Policy - With Philosophy Powerweb (ISBN10: 0072504374; ISBN13: 9780072504378)
ISBN13: 978-0072504378
ISBN10: 0072504374

Summary: Perfect for introductory ethics courses, this popular anthology encourages a critical examination of contemporary moral problems by presenting differing viewpoints on issues like the death penalty; euthanasia; hate speech and censorship; world hunger and global justice; and the environment. The readings, of which over 40% are new to this Sixth Edition, include relevant legal opinions, as well as selections from the work of some of the most respected contemporary writ
ers and thinkers.
New to This Edition
  • ADDED ARTICLES: Features 29 new readings that address current issues such as physician-assisted suicide, the death penalty, pornography and the Internet, drug addiction, welfare, homelessness, property rights, gender bias, and pollution.
  • ADDED CHAPTER: Provides a new Chapter 6 on Drug Control and Addiction with five new articles.

Features
  • READINGS ON CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS: Provides 70 carefully-chosen readings organized around ten contemporary moral problems.
  • LEGAL DECISIONS: Includes legal decisions to make readers aware of ways in which morality is intertwined with social policy.
  • HELPFUL APPARATUS: Integrates useful editorial apparatus, including chapter introductions and annotated bibliographies. Every selection is supplemented by headnotes that provide background and context, and by questions to stimulate further thought and discussion.
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Summary: Perfect for introductory ethics courses, this popular anthology encourages a critical examination of contemporary moral problems by presenting differing viewpoints on issues like the death penalty; euthanasia; hate speech and censorship; world hunger and global justice; and the environment. The readings, of which over 40% are new to this Sixth Edition, include relevant legal opinions, as well as selections from the work of some of the most respected contemporary writers and thinkers.
New to This Edition
  • ADDED ARTICLES: Features 29 new readings that address current issues such as physician-assisted suicide, the death penalty, pornography and the Internet, drug addiction, welfare, homelessness, property rights, gender bias, and pollution.
  • ADDED CHAPTER: Provides a new Chapter 6 on Drug Control and Addiction with five new articles.

Features
  • READINGS ON CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS: Provides 70 carefully-chosen readings organized around ten contemporary moral problems.
  • LEGAL DECISIONS: Includes legal decisions to make readers aware of ways in which morality is intertwined with social policy.
  • HELPFUL APPARATUS: Integrates useful editorial apparatus, including chapter introductions and annotated bibliographies. Every selection is supplemented by headnotes that provide background and context, and by questions to stimulate further thought and discussion.
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 02
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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