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Kirtland Community College Library BJ 1012 .E845 2015 30775305491632 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737772609 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737772603 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780737772616 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737772611 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: ch. 1. What is the basis for ethics? Moral relativism, R.I.P. / Helen Rittelmeyer -- With religion on the decline, secular values are on the rise / R.R. Reno -- Secular congregations promote humanist values and morals / Adam Lee -- Remember the religious roots of liberal thought / Larry Siedentop -- Innate morality is often overwhelmed by other biological processes / Srini Pillay -- ch. 2. What ethics should guide decisions about life? There is wide disagreement about the morally relevant moment of life / Kenneth W. Krause -- When do we become truly conscious? The new science of consciousness should change how we think about thorny ethical dilemmas / Daniel Bor -- The choice of a pregnant woman always outweighs the life of a fetus / Peter Singer -- How the Left's abortion thinking led to Gosnell / Benjamin Brophy -- Aid in dying is a moral and just health care choice / Barbara Coombs Lee -- Physician-assisted dying is justified by accepted ethical principles / Jean Mercier, Wayne Sumner, and Daniel Weinstock -- Medicinal murder: charting the steady expansion of euthanasia in Europe / Wesley J. Smith -- ch. 3. Should religious beliefs about ethics justify behavior? Conscience objections based on religion and morals must be allowed / Kathleen Hunker -- Bakers of conscience / Ed Kilgore -- Employers should not be forced to provide for objectionable health care / Elizabeth H. Slattery and Sarah Torre -- Religious freedom does not allow employer denial of health care / Garrett Epps -- ch. 4. How should ethics guide economic policies? It should be recognized that economic policies have roots in moral philosophy / Robert H. Nelson -- Morality requires reform of the current economic system / Joseph E. Stiglitz -- The free market is the only moral economic system / Arthur C. Brooks -- There is a moral and economic case for raising the minimum wage / Norm Ornstein -- Minimum wage laws are immoral and harmful / Ari Armstrong.
Summary, etc.: A compendium of opinion on the ethical aspects of such issues as religion vs. secularism, abortion, health care access, and the minimum wage.
Subject: Ethics
Values
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