Philosophy: Book Series

Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy

Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy

Series Editors:

The series offers short, accessible studies addressing some of the most topical questions shared by moral philosophy and the social sciences. Written by leading figures who have published extensively in the chosen area, single-author volumes in the series review the most recent literature and identify what the author thinks are the most promising approaches to the live questions selected. The authors are philosophers who appreciate the importance and relevance of empirical work in their area. In addition to single-author volumes, the series will include collections of contributions on live questions. The collections will consist of important published literature and freshly commissioned pieces, with introductions explaining why the contributions represent progress in the treatment of the live questions selected. Topic areas of focus in this series include: Inequality; Ageing; Minorities; Refugees; Health Care; Childhood; Globalisation; Genocide; Civil Society; Privacy, Secrecy; Sustainability; Public Office; Harm and Offence.

  • Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

    A Natural Law Ethics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Craig Paterson

    As medical technology advances and severely injured or ill people can be kept alive and functioning long beyond what was previously medically possible, the debate surrounding the ethics of end-of-life care and quality-of-life issues has grown more urgent. In this lucid and vigorous book, Craig…

    Paperback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge
    Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy

  • Stakes and Kidneys

    Why Markets in Human Body Parts are Morally Imperative, 1st Edition

    By James Stacey Taylor

    It is well known that the numbers of organs that become available each year for transplantation fall far short of the numbers that are actually required. In this boldly argued book James Stacey Taylor contends that, given both this shortage and the desperate poverty that some people endure, it is…

    Paperback – 2005-05-20
    Routledge
    Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy

  • Is it Rape?

    On Acquaintance Rape and Taking Women's Consent Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Joan McGregor

    The issue of acquaintance rape has been gaining increased prominence in recent years. In this book Joan McGregor analyses the ethical and legal problems that arise in connection with acquaintance rape cases. She discusses with great clarity and precision the complexities involved in notions such as…

    Paperback – 2005-02-17
    Routledge
    Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy