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Ethics in Practice: An Anthology
Integrating ethical theory with discussions of practical moral problems, this title provides coverage of ethical issues on familiar topics such as abortion, free speech and affirmative action and contains an entirely new section on war and terrorism.
Paperback, Third Edition, 745 pages
Published November 20th 2006 by Blackwell Publishers
(first published December 28th 1996)
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I read this book for my PHI320 course Practical Ethics. I would not have read it if it was not required, to be honest. I do find at the end of the semester, I have a more enlightened outlook (and insight) into common ethical dilemmas. The book covers a broad range of topics from animal rights to abortion to affirmative action. Every week, the class was required to write an essay based on each topic. I find that by writing about the different authors' views, I was able to come to my own conclusio ...more