Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics

Oxford University Press, 2003

Hugh LaFollette (ed.)



Part I. Our Personal Lives 1
1. Sexuality 15
Nancy Tuana (Pennsylvania State University)
Laurie Shrage (California State Polytechnic University at Pomona)
2. Love 42
Neera K. Badhwar (University of Oklahoma)
3. Family 70
Brenda Almond (University of Hull)


Part II. Moral Status 89
4. Children 91
David Archard (University of St. Andrews)
5. Abortion 112
John Harris and S°ren Holm (University of Manchester)
6. Reproductive Technology 136
Robert Wachbroit & David Wasserman (University of Maryland)
7. Animals 161
R.G. Frey (Bowling Green State University)
8. Environmental Ethics 188
Kristin Shrader-Frechette (University of Notre Dame)


Part III. Equality 217
9. Gender and Sexual Discrimination 219
Rosemarie Tong (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
10. Race and Racial Discrimination 245
Naomi Zack (University of Oregon)
11. Affirmative Action 272
Walter Feinberg (University of Illinois)
12. People with Disabilities 300
Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University)


Part IV. The Just Society 329
13. Punishment 331
R.A. Duff (University of Stirling, Scotland)
14. Freedom of Speech and Religion 358
Andrew Altman (Georgia State University)
15. Legal Paternalism 387
Douglas N. Husak (Rutgers University)
16. Multi-culturalism 413
John Arthur (Binghamton University)
17. Economic Justice 433
Jonathan Wolff (University College, London)
18. Inter-generational Justice 459
Axel Gosseries (UniversitÚ catholique de Louvain)
19. Privacy 485
Anita L. Allen (University of Pennsylvania)
20. Corporate Responsibility 514
Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman  (University of Virginia)
21. Whistleblowing 539
Michael Davis (Illinois Institute of Technology)


Part V. Justice and International Relations 565
22. Immigration 567
Chandran Kukathas (Australian Air Force Academy)
23. National Autonomy 591
Wayne Norman (University of British Columbia)
24. International Economic Justice 620
Debra Satz (Stanford)
25. World Hunger 643
Nigel Dower (University of Aberdeen)


Part VI. Life and Death 671
26. Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide 673
Margaret P. Battin (University of Utah)
27. Capital Punishment 705
Hugo Adam Bedau (Tufts)
28. War 734
Henry Shue (Oxford University)


Index 763

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