Higher Education

Contemporary Moral Issues in a Diverse Society, 1st Edition

  • Julie M. McDonald Saint Joseph's University
  • ISBN-10: 0534513212  |  ISBN-13: 9780534513214
  • 656 Pages
  • © 1998 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $168.00



This is a timely and diverse reader in contemporary moral issues that covers today's most meaningful topics. Its philosophical readings have been selected for balance and fairness to the issue and are supplemented by shorter selections from the popular media.

Table of Contents

Preface: Moral Issues in our Diverse Society. 1. Recognizing Difference and Entering Imaginatively Into Other's Perspectives. 2. Abortion. 3. Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. 4. Death Penalty. 5. Affirmative Action. 6. College Speech Codes. 7. Same Sex Marriage. 8. Sexual Violence. 9. New Reproductive Technologies. Epilogue: Diverse Moral Perspectives and Moral Relativism.