Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: James E. White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495553204

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Explore today's challenging moral terrain with James White's CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS. The ninth edition examines the compelling and contentious debate over society's most pressing ethical controversies. This anthology covers divergent viewpoints on ma
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Contemporary Moral Problems: War, Terrorism, Torture and Assassination

Author: James E. White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111523517

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

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Excerpted chapters from the ninth edition of White CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS made available to provide readers with a brief anthology for the study of the ethics of war, terrorism, torture, and assassination. Supported with problem cases, an illuminating introductory essay, and study questions, this text will engage students in one of the most crucial moral debates of our time. Readings representing divergent viewpoints will challenge them to develop their own critical positions. This text is available either as a standalone reader or can be bundled with any other Wadsworth title. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Michael Banner,Banner Michael

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521625548

Category: Philosophy

Page: 325

View: 8399

Explores the significance of Christian belief for a range of contemporary and controversial ethical issues.
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Contemporary Moral Problems: War, Terrorism, and Torture

Author: James White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495553220

Category: Philosophy

Page: 112

View: 6380

Eexcerpted chapters from the ninth edition of White Contemporary Moral Problems made available to provide readers with a brief anthology for ethical study of war, terrorism and torture. Supported with problem cases, an illuminating introductory essay, and study questions, this text will engage students in one of the most crucial moral debates of our time. Readings representing divergent viewpoints will challenge them to develop their own critical positions. This text is available either as a standalone reader or can be bundled with any other Wadsworth title. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: James White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534584306

Category: Philosophy

Page: 624

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Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Working Virtue

Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Philip J. Ivanhoe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199271658

Category: Law

Page: 319

View: 1226

A collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems, this work discusses topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersonal ethics, and the emotions. It offers a variety of perspectives, including pluralistic, eudaimonistic, care-theoretical, Chinese, comparative and stoic.
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Contemporary Moral Issues

Diversity and Consensus

Author: Lawrence M. Hinman

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 619

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This anthology provides a comprehensive selection of readings on eleven contemporary social issues revolving around three general themes: Matters of Life and Death, Matters of Equality and Diversity, and Expanding the Circle (duties beyond borders, living together with animals, and environmental ethics). Each group of readings is accompanied by narrative selections that present the moral issues from a first person point of view; an extensive introduction surveys the problems and issues; and a bibliographical essay to relevant additional literature. Each selection is accompanied by pre- and post-reading questions. An ethical self-inventory--with pre-test and post-test--helps readers track changes in their own beliefs as they work through the readings, and a special section shows readers step-by-step how develop a personal position on ethical issues. A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Problems. How to Develop a Position on Ethical Issues. MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH: Abortion; Genetic Manipulation and Cloning; Euthanasia; Punishment and the Death Penalty. MATTERS OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY: Race and Ethnicity; Gender; Sexual Orientation; Poverty and Welfare; EXPANDING THE CIRCLE: Duties Beyond Borders; Living Together with Animals; Environmental Ethics. For anyone interested in Ethics, Social Ethics, and Contemporary Moral Problems.
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Contemporary Moral Problems

Sociology, Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490275908

Category: Education

Page: 52

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Contemporary Moral Problems. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Problem Cases to Accompany Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Jerry White,James E. White

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314205759

Category: Philosophy

Page: 600

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Compiled by the text author. Based on factual items found in newspapers or magazines as well as imaginary cases. Includes cases on the Republican Party platform and the controversies surrounding partial-birth abortions and Dr. Kevorkian. (This supplement is available as a value-added item suitable for both the student and the instructor. It is available shrink-wrapped to the text the the discretion of the instructor.)
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Moral reasoning

ethical theory and some contemporary moral problems

Author: Victor Grassian

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136013785

Category: Philosophy

Page: 417

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Discusses the nature of moral reasoning, ethical theories, free will, self-interest, and moral responsibility, and looks at a variety of current ethical issues
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You Decide!

Current Debates in Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Bruce N. Waller

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780321354464

Category: Philosophy

Page: 303

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"Controversy over ethical issues is a familiar feature of our world and our society, and this book explores a number of those controversies by presenting opposing positions in the strongest possible form. Each topic is briefly introduced, and a few questions are posed; then a forceful, persuasive, and interesting arguement is offered for each side, each arguement framed directly by a leading advocate of that position. Following each debate is a brief note of some recent events relevant to that issue, and finally some sources for those wishing to explore the issue further." -- Preface.
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Contemporary Moral Issues

Author: Joe Jenkins

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435303099

Category: Christian ethics

Page: 205

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Updated for Citizenship and the new GCSE specifications.
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Ethics

an examination of contemporary moral problems

Author: Gerald Runkle

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 566

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Contemporary Moral and Social Issues

An Introduction through Original Fiction, Discussion, and Readings

Author: N.A

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118625358

Category: Philosophy

Page: 448

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Contemporary Moral and Social Issues is a uniquely entertaining introduction that brings ethical thought to life. It makes innovative use of engaging, topically oriented original short fiction, together with classic and influential readings and editorial discussion as a means of helping students think philosophically about ethical theory and practical ethical problems. Introduces students to ethical theory and a range of practical moral issues through a combination of key primary texts, clear editorial commentary, and engaging, original fiction Includes discussion of topics such as world poverty, abortion, animals, the environment, and genetic engineering, containing “Facts and Factual Issues” for each topic to give students an up-to-date understanding of related factual issues. Uses immersive, original short works of fiction as a means to engage students to think philosophically about serious ethical issues Sample Course Framework available
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Trends in Contemporary Ethical Issues

Author: Aidan E. Wurtzel

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781600214097

Category: Law

Page: 174

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This book presents theoretical and applied issues including ethical theory, moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. This book covers issues such as: biology and medicine, business, education, environment, government, mass media, science, agriculture and food production, and religion.
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Contemporary Moral Issues

Author: Wesley Cragg,Christine M. Koggel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson

ISBN: 9780070930100

Category: Social ethics

Page: 625

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Trusted and respected throughout five editions,Contemporary Moral Issuesprovides students with a probing view of today's ethical landscape. Compiled from a Canadian perspective, and incorporating contemporary court and legal material, in-depth introductions, and renowned pedagogical tools, Cragg & Koggel's text is a balanced and provocative introduction to moral issues. With new chapters on War & Terrorism and Business Ethics, and over 30 articles added to this edition,Contemporary Moral Issuesreflects the issues in today's world - your world.
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Contemporary moral controversies in technology

Author: A. Pablo Iannone

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 1187

As space satellites orbit the earth on a regular basis and scientists find more sophisticated ways to splice genes, we are all faced with the responsibility of reconciling the lengths to which technology must comply with morality. This book presents a variety of moral controversies of concern in this day and age of technological advancement. The contributors study a wide range of relevant topics such as: current technological development and the ethical inquiries it prompts; risk-cost benefit analysis and other assessment methods; freedom of information,national security, and university-corporate research agreements; national and international technology transfers; and technology policymaking typologies. The current controversies examined draw from information, gene-splicing, health care, space, energy, and materials technologies.
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