Taking sides. Clashing views on moral issues
- Satris, Stephen.
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Unit 1. Fundamental issues in morality. Issue 1. Is moral relativism correct? ; Issue 2. Does morality need religion?
- Unit 2. Gender, sex, and reproduction. Issue 3. Must sex involve commitment? ; Issue 4. Is abortion moral? ; Issue 5. Is it right to prohibit same-sex marriage? ; Issue 6. Should human cloning be banned?
- Unit 3. Law and society. Issue 7. Is cloning pets ethically justified? ; Issue 8. Should Congress allow the buying and selling of human organs? ; Issue 9. Should drugs be legalized?
- Issue 10. Is price gouging wrong? ; Issue 11. Is affirmative action fair? ; Issue 12. Should the death penalty be abolished? ; Issue 13. Is torture ever justified? ; Issue 14. Is physician-assisted suicide wrong?
- Unit 4. Human beings and other species. Issue 15. Does morality require vegetarianism?
- Publisher's Summary
- "Taking Sides" volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions. "Taking Sides" readers feature an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites. An online Instructor's Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume. "Using Taking Sides in the Classroom" is also an excellent instructor resource.
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- Clashing views on moral issues
- Moral issues
- Contemporary learning series
- Taking sides