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Published: 30 June 2014

512 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199997275

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The Ethical Life

Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems

Third Edition

Edited by Russ Shafer-Landau

New to this Edition:

  • Three new sections in Part IV that address compelling moral problems: Poverty and Hunger, with a new reading by Jan Narveson; Enhancing Human Beings, featuring new readings by Michael Sandel and Julian Savulescu; and Affirmative Action, with new readings by Louis Pojman and Daniel Hausman
  • Three new selections specifically commissioned for this volume: David Enoch on the objectivity of ethics, Daniel Hausman on affirmative action, and Chris Heathwood on value theory and the desire satisfaction theory of well-being
  • A new article by Raymond Frey defending the use of animals in medical experimentation