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Introducing Applied Ethics. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5225567
  • Book
  • April 1995
  • 388 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today.
  • 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
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List of Contributors.

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).



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Brenda Almond University of Hull, UK.
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