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Contemporary moral issues

Lawrence M. Hinman

Contemporary moral issues

diversity and consensus

by Lawrence M. Hinman

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethical problems -- Textbooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLawrence M. Hinman.
    GenreTextbooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .H56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 568 p. ;
    Number of Pages568
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL795600M
    ISBN 10013079435X
    LC Control Number95031450

    Age Limits: What should be the proper age limits for driving, drinking, smoking, voting, going into the military, getting married without a parent's consent, having an abortion without a parent's consent, and other age-limitations. How much intervention in foreign affairs is ethical in the service of "saving" forests, whales, various other ecological systems? What kinds of mental health care, psychotherapy, is appropriate for coverage by the collective, and what kinds are not appropriate? The neighborhood? Degrees of Wealth: Should a distinction be made between those who earn moderately more than the average and those whose income is hundreds or thousands of times greater than those who earn a minimum wage? References: Isbister, J.

    Degrees of Wealth: Should a distinction be made between those who earn moderately more than the average and those whose income is hundreds or thousands of times greater than those who earn a minimum wage? Each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives, and the book ends with an extensive glossary of key terms. In college? To what degree? A 3-month premature infant? Or should dialects be granted equal status?

    Alternate assignments, readings, lectures, etc. What rights do we have on criticizing the ethics and priorities of peoples in other cultures? A statement on plagiarism. What if some folks are disabled, to what extent are we obligated—or would we choose to be obligated if we were fully enlightened—to help these people.


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