1. The Nature of Applied Ethics: Tom L. Beauchamp.
2. Theories of Ethics Stephen: L. Darwall.
3. Property Rights and Welfare Redistribution: Jeremy Waldron.
4. Civil Disobedience and the Duty to Obey the Law: A. John Simmons.
5. Capitalism and Marxism: Richard W. Miller.
6. State Punishment and the Death Penalty: David Dolinko.
7. Racism: Michele Moody-Adams.
8. Sexism: Ann E. Cudd and Leslie E. Jones.
9. Affirmative Action: Bernard Boxill and Jan Boxill.
10. The Legal Enforcement of Morality: Larry Alexander.
11. Hate Crimes, Literature, and Speech: L. W. Sumner.
12. Pornography and Censorship: Lori Gruen.
13. Dirty Hands: Gerald F. Gaus.
14. Sexual Ethics: Alan H. Goldman.
15. Gun Control: Lance Stell.
16. Citizenship: Wayne Norman and Will Kymlicka.
17. Immigration: Michael Blake.
18. World Hunger: Hugh LaFollette.
19. War and Terrorism: C. A. J. Coady.
20. Nationalism and Secession: Christopher Heath Wellman.
21. Intergenerational Justice: Clark Wolf.
22. Bioethics: Margaret P. Battin.
23. Abortion: Margaret Olivia Little.
24. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Michael Tooley.
25. Reproductive Technology: John D. Arras.
26. Genetic Engineering: Dan W. Brock.
27. Surrogate Motherhood: Rosemarie Tong.
28. Cloning: John Harris.
29. Allocation of Medical Resources: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and Ana Smith Iltis.
30. Experimentation on Human Subjects: Patrick Boleyn-Fitzgerald.
31. Disability: Leslie Pickering Francis.
32. Moral Status: Mary Anne Warren.
33. Killing and Letting Die: Alastair Norcross.
34. The Doctrine of Double Effect: R. G. Frey.
35. Bad Samaritans, Acts and Omissions: Patricia Smith.
36. Moral Dilemmas: N. Ann Davis.
37. Education: Amy Gutmann.
38. Personal Relationships: Lawrence A. Blum.
39. Animals: Jeff McMahan.
40. Business Ethics: Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman.
41. Corporate Responsibility: R. Edward Freeman and Patricia H. Werhane.
42. Whistle-blowing: Terrance McConnell.
43. Professional Ethics: David Luban.
44. Media Ethics: Judith Lichtenberg.
45. Computer Ethics: Deborah G. Johnson.
46. Engineering Ethics: Michael S. Pritchard.
47. Environmental Ethics: Andrew Light.
48. Values in Nature: Dale Jamieson.
49. The Tragedy of the Commons: David Schmidtz and Elizabeth Willott.
50. Global Warming: Robert Hood.
"The choice of essays is a solid representation of the various investigations and arguments that address important issues in the field of applied ethics. The book's organization allows it to be useful in a number of ways: as a straight reference work, as a reader on allied topics or as an anthology of significant philosophical issues. It is an important work valuable for students, general readers and seasoned specialists." Reference Reviews
“Anyone who wants to know the ‘state of the art’ in applied ethics should start here. Frey and Wellman have assembled a collection of first-rate essays by the leading figures in the field. There is no better introduction to this exciting area of philosophy.” James Rachels, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Provides a comprehensive guide to many of the most significant problems of practical ethics
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