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Ethics / Laurie diMauro and Tina Grant, book editors.

DiMauro, Laurie. (Added Author). Grant, Tina. (Added Author).

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Carbondale Public Library 170 ETHICS (Text) 50688010442235 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 0737733195 (lib. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780737733198 (lib. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0737733209 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780737733204 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2006]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
ch. 1. What motives people to behave ethically? -- 1. Belief in God motivates people to behave ethically / Lewis B. Smedes -- 2. Biology motivates people to behave ethically / Donald W. Murphy -- 3. Society contributes to ethical behavior / Randy Cohen -- 4. People behave ethically because they reason / Gregory D. Foster -- 5. Schools can teach children to behave ethically / Steve Johnson, interviewed by Kirk O. Hanson --
ch. 2. Why should people behave ethically? -- 1. People should behave ethically to preserve the environment / John McConnell -- 2. People should behave morally to do God's will / Sidney Callahan -- 3. People should behave ethically for the good of future generations / Federico Mayor Zaragoza -- 4. Government employees must behave ethically to preserve democracy / Stuart C. Gilman -- 5. Adults should behave morally to be good role models for children / Lawrence Kelemen --
ch. 3. Are modern biomedical practices ethical? -- 1. Embryonic stem cell research is ethical / Michael D. West -- 2. Embryonic stem cell research is unethical / M.D. Harmon -- 3. Euthanasia is unethical / Edward J. Richard -- 4. Euthanasia is ethical / John Shelby Spong -- 5. Cloning in immoral / Brain Caulfield -- 6. Cloning is moral / Gregory Stock --
ch. 4. Are American corporations ethical? -- 1. Corporations must focus on improving business ethics / Andrew E. Reisman -- 2. Corporations must focus on profits / The Economist -- 3. Wal-Mart benefits Americans / Karen De Coster -- 4. Wal-Mart harms Americans / George Miller -- 5. Television networks are responsible for offensive TV shows / Dan K. Thomasson -- 6. Consumers are responsible for offensive TV shows / James L. Gattuso -- 7. The liberal media distort the news / John Leo -- 8. The media do not have a liberal bias / Eric Alterman.
Summary, etc.:
Provides a collection of essays that offer varying viewpoints on the subject of ethics, covering such topics as what motivates people to act ethically, why ethical behavior is necessary, and how moral standards impact corporations and biomedical science.
Subject: Ethics.
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