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Social Ethics : Morality and Social Policy / With Ethics Powerweb (New)

Social Ethics : Morality and Social Policy / With Ethics Powerweb (New) - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072837490

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Social Ethics : Morality and Social Policy / With Ethics Powerweb (New) - 6TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072837490

Thomas A. Mappes and Jane S. Zembaty

ISBN13: 978-0072837490
ISBN10: 0072837497
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 02
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2002
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

* Indicates a new reading

1 Abortion

Introduction
Pope John Paul II, The Unspeakable Crime of Abortion*
Mary Anne Warren, On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion
Don Marquis, Why Abortion is Immoral
Judith Jarvis Thomson, A Defense of Abortion*
Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Majority Opinion in Roe v. Wade
Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony M. Kennedy, and David H. Souter, Opinion in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, Governor of Pennsylvania
Susan Sherwin, Abortion: A Feminist Perspective
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 1

2 Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Introduction
James Rachels, Active and Passive Euthanasia
Daniel Callahan, Killing and Allowing to Die
Dan W. Brock, Voluntary Active Euthanasia
Stephen G. Potts, Objections to the Institutionalization of Euthanasia
David T. Watts and Timothy Howell, Assisted Suicide Is Not Voluntary Active Euthanasia
Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, Opinion of the Court in Washington v. Glucksberg*
Justice Sandra Day O Connor, Concurring Opinion in Washington v. Glucksberg and Vacco v. Quill*
Franklin G. Miller and Diane E. Meir, Voluntary Death: A Comparison of Terminal Dehydration and Physician-Assisted Suicide*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 2

3 The Death Penalty

Introduction
Justices Potter Stewart, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., and John Paul Stevens. Opinion in Gregg v. Georgia
Justice Thurgood Marshall, Dissenting Opinion in Gregg v. Georgia*
Igor Primoratz, A Life for a Life
Stephen Nathanson, An Eye for an Eye?
Louis P. Pojman, Deterrence and the Death Penalty*
Jeffrey Reiman, Common Sense, the Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty, and the Best Bet Argument*
Erik Eckholm, Studies Find Death Penalty Tied to Race of the Victims*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 3

4 Sexual Morality

Introduction
Vincent C. Punzo, Morality and Human Sexuality
Thomas A. Mappes, Sexual Morality and the Concept of Using Another Person
Robin West, The Harms of Consensual Sex
John Corvino, Why Shouldn t Tommy and Jim Have Sex? A Defense of Homosexuality*
Justice Byron R. White, Majority Opinion in Bowers v. Hardwick
Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Dissenting Opinion in Bowers v. Hardwick*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 4

5 Pornography, Hate Speech, and Censorship

Introduction
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
The Attorney's General's Commission on Pornography, The Question of Harm
Helen E. Longino, Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: A Closer Look
Mark R. Wicclair, Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship
Justice John Paul Stevens, Majority Opinion in Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union*
Illinois Supreme Court, Opinion in Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party of America
Charles R. Lawrence III, Racist Speech as the Functional Equivalent of Fighting Words
Andrew Altman, Liberalism and Campus Hate Speech: A Philosophical Examination
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 5

6 Drug Control and Addiction

Introduction
Justice Jacob J. Spiegel, Opinion in Commonwealth v. Joseph D. Leis*
Thomas S. Szasz, The Ethics of Addiction*
Robert E. Goodin, The Ethics of Smoking*
Ethan A. Nadelman, The Case for Legalization*
James Q. Wilson, Against the Legalization of Drugs*
Daniel Shapiro, Addiction and Drug Policy*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 6

7 Social and Economic Justice

Introduction
John Hospers, What Libertarianism Is
Kai Nielsen, A Moral Case for Socialism
Iris M. Young, Five Faces of Oppression
Howard McGary, The African-American Underclass and the Question of Values*
Lawrence M. Mead, Paternalism and Welfare*
Gwendolyn Mink, The End of Welfare*
Michael B. Levy, Liberal Equality and Inherited Wealth*
Jeremy Waldron, Homelessness and the Issue of Freedom*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 7

8 World Hunger and Poverty

Introduction
The Presidential Commission on World Hunger, Why Should the United States Be Concerned
Peter Singer, Famine, Affluence, and Morality
Garrett Hardin, Living on a Lifeboat
Kai Nielsen, Some Facts About Famine*
Amartya Sen, Property and Hunger*
Jodi L. Jacobson, Closing the Gender Gap in Development*
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 8

9 Animals

Introduction
Peter Singer, All Animals Are Equal
Tom Regan, The Case for Animal Rights
R.G. Frey, Moral Vegetarianism and the Argument from Pain and Suffering
Carl Cohen, The Case for the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research
Mary Anne Warren, Human and Animal Rights Compared
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 9

10 The Environment

Introduction
William F. Baxter, People or Penguins: The Case for Optimal Pollution
Jay Narveson, For Free Market Environmentalism*
Tony Smith, Against Free Market Environmentalism*
Peter S. Wenz, Just Garbage*
Aldo Leopold, The Land Ethic*
Bernard E. Rollin, Environmental Ethics
Bill Devall and George Sessions, Deep Ecology
Ramachandra Guha, Radical American Environmentalism and Wilderness Preservation: A Third World Critique
Suggested Additional Readings for Chapter 10

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