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Matters of Life and Death : New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy

Matters of Life and Death : New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy - 3rd edition

Matters of Life and Death : New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780070513303

ISBN10: 0070513309

Matters of Life and Death : New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy by Tom Regan - ISBN 9780070513303
Edition: 3RD 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Matters of Life and Death : New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy by Tom Regan - ISBN 9780070513303

ISBN13: 9780070513303

ISBN10: 0070513309

Edition: 3RD 93

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Summary

Matters of Life and Death, 3/e is a collection of original essays devoted to the major moral issues of the day, including abortion, euthanasia, the death penalty, famine, war, suicide, the environment, and animal rights. The essays are written by moral philosophers who are among the leading thinkers of the world. The previous two editions of this book have been heralded for the clarity and accessibility of the essays, and both editions have enjoyed strong options. The third edition is even better.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Tom Regan.
2. Euthanasia, James Rachels.
3. Suicide, Tom L. Beauchamp.
4. Morality and Violence: War, Revolution, Terrorism, Jan Narveson.
5. Capital Punishment, Hugo Bedau.
6. Abortion, Joel Feinberg and Barbara Baum Levenbook.
7. Ending World Hunger, Onora O'Neill.
8. Animals and the Value of Life, Peter Singer.
9. The Search for an Environmental Ethic, J. Baird Callicott.