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A Companion to Applied Ethics

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A Companion to Applied Ethics
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Applied or practical ethics is perhaps the largest growth area in philosophy today, and many issues in moral, social, and political life have come under philosophical scrutiny in recent years. Taken together, the essays in this volume including two overview essays on theories of ethics and the nature of applied ethics provide a state-of-the-art account of the most pressing moral questions facing us today. Provides a comprehensive guide to many of the most significant problems of practical ethics Offers state-of-the-art accounts of issues in medical, environmental, legal, social, and business ethics Written by major philosophers presently engaged with these complex and profound ethical issues

Author Biography

R. G. Frey is Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on applied ethics, normative theory, and the history of eighteenth-century British moral philosophy. With Gerald Dworkin and Sissela Bok, he is the author of Euthanasia and Physician-assisted Suicide (1998). Christopher Heath Wellman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. He is co-editor, with Andrew Cohen, of Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics (Blackwell 2004).
Release date NZ
January 17th, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Christopher Heath Wellman Edited by R. G. Frey
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Basil Blackwell Inc, US
Pages
720
Dimensions
178x252x58
ISBN-13
9781557865946
Product ID
3075650

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