- 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
Introduction. Ethical Theory and Ethical Practice: Brenda Almond (University of Hull).
Part I: The Personal Dimension: Family and Relationships:.
1. Trouble with Familes?: Mary Midgley and Judith Hughes (Both at Newcastle).
2. Love and Personal Relationships: Paul Gregory (Germany).
3. Between the Sexes: Care or Justice?: Moira Gatens (Sydney).
4. Children Who Run: Ethics and Homelesness: Michael Parker (Middlesex).
Part II: Public and Professional Dimensions: Ethics and the Professions:.
5. Education: Conserving Tradition: John Haldane (St. Andrews).
6. Ethics, Law and the Quality of the Media: Andrew Belsey (University of Wales College of Cardiff).
7. Reconciling Business Imperatives and Moral Virtues: Jennifer Jackson (Leeds).
8. The Gene Revolution: Ruth Chadwick (Cardiff).
9. Information and Accountability in Science: Dick Holdsworth (Luxembourg).
10. Psychiatry, Compulsory Treatment and the Value-Based Model of Mental Illness: W. Fulford (Warneford Hospital).
Part III: The Legal Dimensions: Crime and Punishment:.
11. Crime and Responsibility: H. Tam (Cambridge).
12. Is Psychopathy a Moral Concept?: M. Bavidge and A. Cole (Both at Newcastle).
13. Life, Death and the Law: Robert Campbell (Bolton Institute).
14. Ethical Questions Facing Law Enforcement Agents: John Kleinig (CUNY).
Part IV: Economic and Political Dimensions: Politics and Society:.
15. Is Efficiency Ethical? Resource Issues in Health Care: Donna Dickenson (Open University, Milton Keyne).
16. Liberty or Community? Defining the Postmarxist Agenda: Brenda Almond (Hull).
17. A Defence of Property Rights and Capitalism: Tibor Machan (Auburn).
18. Nationalism and Intervention: A. J. Coady (University of Melbourne).
Part V: International and Global Dimensions: Extending the Moral Community:.
19. Rich and Poor: Jennifer Trusted (Exeter).
20. War, Terrorism and Ethical Consistency: Gerry Wallace (Hull).
21. Enlarging the Community: Companion Animals: Stephen Clark (Liverpool).
22. Ethics and the Environment: the Global Perspective: Robin Attfield (Cardiff).