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Moral problems a collection of philosophical essays. by James Rachels

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social ethics.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM216 .R24 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 437 p.
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055518M
ISBN 100060453079
LC Control Number74018035
OCLC/WorldCa1046047

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Moral Problems is not just a compendium of philosophical ideas, but also a wide-ranging coursebook. Areas covered include: the concept of ethics, Egoism, Utilitarianism, ethics and God, Kant's theories, Virtue Ethics, Determinism and meta-ethics.4/5(2). Rachels' textbook, The Elements of Moral Philosophy, is currently the best-selling book in philosophy. Shortly before being diagnosed with cancer, Rachels finished Problems from Philosophy, an introduction to his subject, published posthumously/5(3). Moral Problems takes particular account of the needs of both teacher and student. It is not a compendium of ethical theories but a course book, providing the instructor, student, and general reader with a step-by-step introduction to the major ethical theories/5. The most inclusive anthology of its kind, Exploring Moral Problems covers both classic issues and often-neglected topics including the meaning of life, prostitution, organ sales, pornography, drug legalization, gun control, immigration, reparations, racism, sexism, sex and consent, sexual harassment, and climate change. The readings have been carefully edited to make them /5(3).

Explore today's challenging moral terrain with James White's CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS. The tenth edition examines the compelling and contentious debate over society's most pressing ethical controversies. This anthology covers divergent viewpoints on many timely issues and introduces students to the major theories in the history of Western by: The most inclusive anthology of its kind, Exploring Moral Problems covers both classic issues and often-neglected topics including the meaning of life, prostitution, organ sales, pornography, drug legalization, gun control, immigration, reparations, racism, sexism, sex and consent, sexual harassment, and climate change. The readings have been carefully edited to make them . There are several moral issues that are facing society today. Abortion, gay marriages, death penalty, polygamy, animal testing, stem cell research, and assisted suicide are all moral . This is a nice companion to Shafer-Landau's Fundamentals Of Ethics book. The Ethical Life contains short writings from theorists such as Epicurus, Mill, Plato, Kant, Hobbes, Rand and others. The last section covers modern day "moral problems" including abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, animal rights and the environment, /5.

(PDF) Exploring Moral Problems: An Introductory Anthology | Andrew T Forcehimes - The most inclusive anthology of its kind, Exploring Moral Problems covers both classic issues and often-neglected topcs including the meaning of life, prostitution, organ sales, pornography, drug legalization, gun control, immigration, reparations. Moral Problems takes particular account of the needs of both teacher and student. It is not a compendium of ethical theories but a course book, providing . In the third part, Contemporary Moral Problems, the readings present the current debates over abortion, euthanasia, famine relief, environmentalism, and the use of torture in interrogations, as well as essays on the trolley problem, death, and the meaning of life. One-third of the selections are authored by women. Explore today's challenging moral terrain with James White's CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS. The tenth edition examines the compelling and contentious debate over society's most pressing ethical controversies. This anthology covers divergent viewpoints on many timely issues and introduces students to the major theories in the history of Western.