44 essays explore 11 contemporary moral issues. Opposing viewpoints are juxtaposed to encourage students to develop a critical awareness of various arguments. The book also includes legal decisions (Webster/abortion; Cruzan/euthanasia) to illustrate how morality affects social policy.
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Thomas A. Mappes holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Georgetown University. He is professor of philosophy at Frostburg State University, where he has taught since 1973. He is the coeditor (with Jane S. Zembaty) of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy (McGraw-Hill, 4/e, 1992) and his published work appears in journals such as American Philosophical Quarterly and Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In 1985, the Frostburg State University Foundation presented him with the Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching.
Jane S. Zembaty, professor of philosophy at the university of Dayton, specializes in classical Greek philosophy and social ethics. She coedited the first three editions of Biomedical Ethics, and her published work includes articles on Greek philosophy, such as "Plato's Republic and Greek Morality on Lying" and "Aristotle on Lying."
David is a Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. His publications include Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Institutes of Health.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Inc.,US, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070401209
Book Description McGraw-Hill Inc.,US. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0070401209 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0024076
Book Description McGraw-Hill Inc.,US, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070401209