Foreword by Robert F. Ladenson.
Introduction: Peggy Connolly.
Part I: Ethical Reasoning:.
1. A Brief Overview of Basic Ethical Theory: David R. Keller (Utah Valley University).
2. A Framework for Moral Reasoning: Eric H. Gampel.
Part II: Cases and Commentaries:.
3. The Eye of the Beholder: Ethical Issues in the Arts.
Case One: Monumental Controversies – The FDR Memorial.
Case Two: Fire Sale – Destroying Privately Owned Works of Art.
Case Three: What Price Immortality? – The Body Worlds Exhibition.
Case Four: Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers? – Returning Antiquities to Their Countries of Origin.
Case Five: Faux Paws – The Genetically Engineered Bunny.
4. Green Achers: Ethical Issues and the Environment.
Case Six: All Used Up and Nowhere to Glow – Goshute Nuclear Waste Siting and Native American Sovereignty.
Case Seven: Not in My Back Yard – Environmental Injustice and “Cancer Alley”.
Case Eight: The Boiled Frog – Global Warming, U.S. Interests, and Vulnerable Nations.
Case Nine: A Gorilla on the Grill is Worth Two in the Bush – Wild Meat, Malnutrition, and Biological Conservation.
Case Ten: Future Farmers – The Ecology, Economics, and Ethics of Genetically Modified Rice.
Case Eleven: Till Rivers Run Dry – Mexican-American Water Politics.
5. Plays Well With Others? Ethical Issues in Intra-social Conflicts.
Case Twelve: Am I My Brother’s Keeper? – What Are Friends For?.
Case Thirteen: Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Healthcare Professionals – Recruiting Nurses from Developing Nations.
Case Fourteen: Deadly Secrets – Releasing Confidential Medical Records to Law Enforcement Officers.
Case Fifteen: Perish the Thought! – Academic Affairs and “Community Values”.
Case Sixteen: The Sound and the Fury – Noises and Neighbors.
Case Seventeen: Shoot to Thrill – Gun Schools in the United States.
6. Healthy, Wealthy and Whys: Ethical Issues in Health Care.
Case Eighteen: Whose Life Is It Anyway? – Collisions Between Personal Conscience and Professional Obligations.
Case Nineteen: Congratulations! Did You Have a Boy or a Girl? – Surgical Interventions on Infants with Disorders of Sex Development.
Case Twenty: The Heart of the Matter – Who Decides When the Patient is Dead?.
Case Twenty-one: Lip Service – Cosmetic Use of Cadaver Tissue.
Case Twenty-two: Drug of Choice – Patients’ Access to Experimental Drugs.
Case Twenty-three: A Fevered Hand on a Cooling Brow – The Nurse’s Role in Aid-in-dying.
7. Business as Usual: Ethical Issues in the Marketplace.
Case Twenty-four: Sale of a Lifetime – Ovum “Donation”.
Case Twenty-five: Only God Can Make a Tree – Patenting Indigenous Plants.
Case Twenty-six: Body Shop – International Trafficking in Human Organs.
Case Twenty-seven: Straits of Strife – Japanese Whaling, Cultural Relativism, and International Politics.
Case Twenty-eight: Big Pharma Wants You – Direct-to-consumer Advertising.
Case Twenty-nine: This Gun’s For Hire – ExxonMobil and the Indonesian Military.
8. Freedom From or Freedom To? Ethical Issues in Government.
Case Thirty: Battle Scars – Suing the Government for Medical Malpractice.
Case Thirty-one: Does the Past Mean Never Having to Say We’re Sorry? – Reparations and Apologies.
Case Thirty-two: Words Fail – Institutional Responses to Creative Violence.
Case Thirty-three: The Idealism of Youth – Civil Disobedience and the BYU Honor Code.
Case Thirty-four: Britannia Waives the Rules – Collecting DNA on Arrestees.
Case Thirty-five: Land of the Free – The Gun Ban at the University of Utah.
9. School Days, School Daze: Ethical Issues in Education.
Case Thirty-six: Sheepskin or Fleece? – Plagiarism in University Classrooms.
Case Thirty-seven: Fire Up the Coffee Pot! Break Out the Ritalin! – Performance-enhancing Drugs in Academia.
Case Thirty-eight: When an A is Not an A – Grade Inflation in Universities.
Case Thirty-nine: Readin’, Writin’, and Rx-in’ – School Kids with Medical Needs.
Case Forty: Promises, Promises – Selling Genetic Material for Institutional Gain.
Part III: The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl:.
10. History of the Ethics Bowl.
11. National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition.
12. Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) Rules.
Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Rules.
National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship Rules (2008)
- Demonstrates a process that leads to ethically defensible resolutions of moral dilemmas
- Fosters critical thinking by evaluating the reasons people give to support their choices and actions
- Challenges the paradigm of moral relativism that often impedes efforts to resolve moral dilemmas
- Incorporates international perspectives often lacking in texts published for a U.S. audience