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Do the right thing : readings in applied ethics and social philosophy

Author: Francis Beckwith
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offering an outstanding balance of rigor and accessibility, "Do the Right Thing" provides accessible, impartial introductions to an excellent collection of readings in contemporary social issues.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Beckwith
ISBN: 0534543359 9780534543358
OCLC Number: 45314882
Description: xviii, 670 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Ethical Theory, Ethical Practice, and the Public Square --
A. Relativism versus Objectivism --
B. Ethical Theory --
C. God and Morality --
D. State Neutrality, Religion, and Morality --
II. Life and Death Issues --
A. Abortion. --
B. Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide --
C. Creating and Experimenting with Life at the Margins --
D. The Death Penalty --
III. Issues of Social Justice and Personal Liberty --
A. Affirmative Action --
B. Economic and Social Justice --
C. Censorship and Freedom of Expression --
D. Homosexuality.
Responsibility: edited by Francis J. Beckwith.
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Preface. Introduction. PART I: ETHICAL THEORY, ETHICAL PRACTICE, AND THE PUBLIC SQUARE. SECTION A: MORAL RELATIVISM. 1. Ruth Benedict, "A Defense of Moral Relativism." 2. Francis J. Beckwith, "A Read more...

 
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