Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER ONE: REPRODUCTIVE ISSUES

  • Introduction
  • Why Abortion is Immoral
    • Don Marquis
  • Sensationalized Philosophy: A Reply to Marquis’s “Why Abortion is Immoral”
    • Ann E. Cudd
  • The Importance of Ontology for Feminist Policy-Making in the Realm of Reproductive Technology
    • Susan Sherwin
  • In New Tests for Fetal Defects, Agonizing Choices for Parents
    • Amy Harmon
  • A History of Governmentally Coerced Sterilization: The Plight of the Native American Woman
    • Michael Sullivan DeFine
  • Reproductive Health and Research Ethics: Hot Issues in Argentina
    • Florencia Luna
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER TWO: EUTHANASIA, ASSISTED SUICIDE, AND HEALTH CARE

  • Introduction
  • Equality and Efficiency as Basic Social Values
    • Michael Stingl
  • Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, The Way They Do It
    • Margaret Battin
  • The Instability of the Standard Justification for Physician-Assisted Suicide
    • Thomas A. Cavanaugh
  • Unspeakable Conversations
    • Harriet McBryde Johnson
  • Dementia, Critical Interests, and Euthanasia
    • Nathan Brett
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER THREE: PORNOGRAPHY AND HATE SPEECH

  • Introduction
  • Women and Pornography
    • Ronald Dworkin
  • Feminist Anti-Pornography Struggles: Not the Church, But Maybe the State
    • Marvin Glass
  • Morality, Censorship, and Discrimination: Reframing the Pornography Debate in Germany and Europe
    • Heather MacRae
  • A Relational Critique of the Right to Privacy: The Case of Pornography and the Internet
    • Alison Minea and Christine M. Koggel
  • Public Response to Racist Speech: Considering the Victim’s Story
    • Mari J. Matsuda
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FOUR: ANIMAL RIGHTS

  • Introduction
  • All Animals are Equal …
    • Peter Singer
  • The Case for Animal Rights
    • Tom Regan
  • Vegetarianism and Virtue: Does Consequentialism Demand too Little?
    • Nathan Nobis
  • Your Daughter or Your Dog? A Feminist Assessment of the Animal Research Issue
    • Deborah Slicer
  • The Conceptual Foundations of the Land Ethic
    • J. Baird Callicott
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FIVE: THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Introduction
  • Radical American Environmentalism and Wilderness Preservation: A Third World Critique
    • Ramachandra Guha
  • Moving Beyond Anthropocentrism: Environmental Ethics, Development, and the Amazon
    • Eric Katz and Lauren Oechsli
  • Development and Environmentalism
    • Robin Attfield
  • Maori Environmental Virtues
    • John Patterson
  • On Environmental Law
    • Michael Traynor
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

Acknowledgements

Posted on October 29, 2015