Up to Date Applied Ethical Issues
Up to Date Applied Ethical Issues discusses numerous high-interest topics such as poverty, child abuse, human enhancement, abortion, torture, capital punishment, animal ethics, and human rights. Each issue is presented with enough general context for it to be fully accessible to students. Key concepts and theories related to the issue enable students to engage in thinking from a philosophical perspective. Thoughtfully crafted review questions can be used to guide class discussions or serve as writing prompts.
Developed to familiarize today's philosophy students with foundational knowledge, while also encouraging fresh thinking on contemporary challenges, Up to Date Applied Ethical Issues can be used as the primary text for any applied ethics course, or as a supplemental reader in general ethics classes.