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Published: 06 September 2013

944 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199950850

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The Moral Life

An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature

Fifth Edition

Edited by Louis P. Pojman and Lewis Vaughn

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on feminist ethics and the ethics of care. The new readings are Alison Jaggar, "Feminist Ethics"; Jan Crosthwaite, "Gender and Bioethics"; Annette C. Baier, "The Need for More than Justice"; and Virginia Held, "The Ethics of Care."
  • A new chapter on global economic justice. The new readings: Garrett Hardin,"Living on a Lifeboat"; William W. Murdoch and Allan Oaten, "A Critique of Lifeboat Ethics"; Peter Singer, "Famine, Affluence, and Morality"; and Louis P. Pojman, "World Hunger and Population."
  • Two new selections added to existing chapters: Susan Sherwin, "Abortion through a Feminist Ethics Lens" and James Rachels, "The Divine Command Theory."
  • A more logical organization of the chapters "Virtue Ethics" and "Virtues and Vices."

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