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TitleThe right thing to do : basic readings in moral philosophy
Author edited by James Rachels
Imprint Boston : McGraw Hill, c1999
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 326 p. ; 21 cm

CONTENT

A short introduction to moral philosophy / James Rachels -- Some basic points about arguments / James Rachels -- Cultural relativism / William Graham Sumner -- The virtues / Aristotle -- Ethics and natural law / Saint Thomas Aquinas -- The social contract / Thomas Hobbes -- Morality as based on sentiment / David Hume -- Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill -- The categorical imperative / Immanuel Kant -- The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw -- The moral and legal status of abortion / Mary Anne Warren -- Why abortion is immoral / Don Marquis -- Letting handicapped babies die / Peter Singer and Helga Kuhse -- Who's afraid of human cloning? / Gregory E. Pence -- Gay basics: some questions, facts, and values / Richard D. Mohr -- Is homosexuality unnatural? / Burton M. Leiser -- Famine, affluence, and morality / Peter Singer -- Feeding the hungary / Jan Narveson -- The morality of euthanasia / James Rachels -- Assisted suicide: pro-choice or anti-life? / Richard Doerflinger -- Why we have no obligations to animals / Immanuel Kant -- All animals are equal / Peter Singer -- Preserving the environment / Thomas E. Hill, Jr. -- The ethics of war and peace / Douglas P. Lackey -- Capital punishment / Jonathan Glover -- Sexism / Marilyn Frye -- Racisms / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- Letter from the Birmingham city jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The justification of civil disobedience / John Rawls -- Reverse discrimination in employment / George Sher


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