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Introducing Applied Ethics

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This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. Wide coverage and introduction to the main issues and arguments of applied ethics Each chapter specially commissioned to introduce newcomers Comprehensive notes and reading guides This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. The text follows a logical development from the more personal and immediate concerns of the individual to the broadest and most extensive practical applications of contemporary ethical theory - including the public, medical, professional, legal, social, political, and global dimensions. Topics covered include families, love, gender, children, education, the media, business, genetics, science, psychiatry, crime, death, police, healthcare, liberty, property, capitalism, nationalism, wealth, war, terrorism, animal rights, and the environment. This lively and important volume gives readers exactly what they need to understand and evaluate the diversity of ethical arguments and debates. Each chapter is supplemented by comprehensive notes, reading guides, and a bibliography. Written by leading ethicists and moral philosophers, it provides the ideal basis for an introductory course in applied ethics. 1999 reprint

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This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. Wide coverage and introduction to the main issues and arguments of applied ethics Each chapter specially commissioned to introduce newcomers Comprehensive notes and reading guides This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. The text follows a logical development from the more personal and immediate concerns of the individual to the broadest and most extensive practical applications of contemporary ethical theory - including the public, medical, professional, legal, social, political, and global dimensions. Topics covered include families, love, gender, children, education, the media, business, genetics, science, psychiatry, crime, death, police, healthcare, liberty, property, capitalism, nationalism, wealth, war, terrorism, animal rights, and the environment. This lively and important volume gives readers exactly what they need to understand and evaluate the diversity of ethical arguments and debates. Each chapter is supplemented by comprehensive notes, reading guides, and a bibliography. Written by leading ethicists and moral philosophers, it provides the ideal basis for an introductory course in applied ethics. 1999 reprint

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