Applied Ethics and Social Problems: Moral Questions of Birth, Society and Death
by Tony Fitzpatrick (9781861348593)

Applied Ethics and Social Problems: Moral Questions of Birth, Society and Death
 
Tony Fitzpatrick
Release Date: 01 June 2008
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 280
Categories: Public Policy
Research
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781861348593
ISBN-10: 1861348592



Applied ethics designed to address practical questions is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy. Yet the relevance of ethical theories to social policy has been under-explored until now. Having written key texts on social and political theories of welfare, Tony Fitzpatrick now turns his attention to moral philosophy. Applied Ethics and Social Problems presents an introduction to the three most influential moral philosophies Consequentialism, Kantianism, and Virtue Ethics. It then relates these to some of the most urgent questions in contemporary public debates about the future of welfare services. As a user-friendly intervention into these key debates, Applied Ethics and Social Problems will set the agenda for years to come. It looks at a range of social and moral problems including euthanasia, parental choice in schools, abortion, and state intervention in health. This book is like no other. Never before has there been such a rigorous overview of moral phil

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