The Oxford Handbook Of Practical Ethics

Paperback | September 15, 2005

EditorHugh LaFollette

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The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in a particular subject area. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of theprogress and direction of debates. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics is a lively and authoritative guide to current thought about ethical issues in all areas of human activity--personal, medical, sexual, social, political, judicial, and international, from the natural world to the world of business. Twenty-eight topics arecovered in specially written surveys by leading figures in their fields: each gives an authoritative map of the ethical terrain, explaining how the debate has developed in recent years, engaging critically with the most notable work in the area, and pointing directions for future work. The Handbookwill be essential reading, and a fascinating resource of ideas and information, for academics and students across a wide range of disciplines.

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The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in a particular subject area. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of theprogress and direction of debates. Oxford Handbo...

Hugh LaFollette is at University of South Florida, St Petersburg.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:792 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.63 inPublished:September 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199284237

ISBN - 13:9780199284238

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Table of Contents

1. Nancy Tuana and Laurie Shrage: Sexuality2. Neera K. Badhwar: Love3. Brenda Almond: Family4. David Archard: Children5. John Harris and Soren Holm: Abortion6. Robert Wachbroit and David Wasserman: Reproductive Technology7. R. G. Frey: Animals8. Kristin Shrader-Frechette: Environment9. Rosemarie Tong: Gender and Sexual Discrimination10. Naomi Zack: Race and Racial Discrimination11. Walter Feinberg: Affirmative Action12. Anita Silvers: People with Disabilities13. R. A. Duff: Punishment14. Andrew Altman: Freedom of Speech and Religion15. Douglas N. Husak: Legal Paternalism16. John Arthur: Multi-culturalism17. Jonathan Wolff: Economic Justice18. Alex Gosseries: Inter-generational Justice19. Anita L. Allen: Privacy20. R. Edward Freeman and Patricia H. Werhane: Corporate Responsibility21. Michael Davis: Whistleblowing22. Chandran Kukathas: Immigration23. Wayne Norman: National Autonomy24. Debra Satz: International Economic Justice25. Nigel Dower: World Hunger26. Margaret P. Battin: Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide27. Hugo Adam Bedau: Capital Punishment28. Henry Shue: War