Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues 9th Edition by Barbara MacKinnon, ISBN-13: 978-1305958678


Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues 9th Edition by Barbara MacKinnon, ISBN-13: 978-1305958678

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  • Publisher: ‎ Cengage Learning; 9th edition (January 1, 2017)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 640 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1305958675
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1305958678

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and contemporary moral debates using ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover such influential ethical theories as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, and feminist and care ethics. Contemporary issues include abortion, euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, prison reform and capital punishment, war, violence, globalization, structural racism, and same-sex marriage. A broad range of voices in this edition includes continental and non-Western philosophers with readings from prominent voices such as Angela Davis, Mohandas Gandhi, John Lachs, Naomi Zack, Hilde Lindemann, Iris Marion Young, and Andrew Fitz-Gibbon.

Barbara MacKinnon is a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of San Francisco. During her 30 years of teaching, her instruction and writing focused primarily on the history of ethics and contemporary ethical issues. She enjoys reading widely, playing the piano, and traveling.

Andrew Fiala is chair and professor of philosophy at Fresno State University, as well as director of the university’s Ethics Center. His scholarly writing focuses on war and peace, politics, religion, and ethics. He also is a columnist for the Fresno Bee.

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