Modern ethics in 77 arguments : a Stone reader /

"Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments explores long-standing ethical and moral issues in light of our most urgent dilemmas. Divided into twelve sections, the book opens with a series of broad arguments on existence, human nature and morality. Indeed, "big" questions of the human condition ar...

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Other Authors: Catapano, Peter,, Critchley, Simon, 1960-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • ON EXISTENCE
  • The
  • meaningfulness of lives /
  • Todd May
  • There is no theory of everything /
  • Simon Critchley
  • The
  • light at the end of suffering /
  • Peg O'Connor
  • Being there: Heidegger on why our presence matters /
  • Lawrence Berger
  • Against invulnerability /
  • Todd May
  • Why life is absurd /
  • Rivka Weinberg
  • A
  • life beyond "do what you love" /
  • Gordon Marino
  • ON HUMAN NATURE
  • Evolution and our inner conflict /
  • Edward O. Wilson
  • Learning how to die in the Anthropocene /
  • Roy Scranton
  • Is pure altruism possible? /
  • Judith Lichtenberg
  • Moral camouflage or moral monkeys? /
  • Peter Railton
  • How should we respond to "evil"? /
  • Steven Paulikas
  • The
  • moral logic of survivor guilt /
  • Nancy Sherman
  • How to live without irony /
  • Christy Wampole
  • Deluded individualism /
  • Firmin DeBrabander
  • ON MORALITY
  • The
  • dangers of happiness /
  • Carl Cederström
  • Are we ready for a "morality pill"? /
  • Peter Singer and Agata Sagan
  • Why our children don't think there are moral facts /
  • Justin P. McBrayer
  • Morals without God? /
  • Frans de Waal
  • The
  • dangers of certainty: a lesson from Auschwitz /
  • Simon Critchley
  • Confessions of an ex-moralist /
  • Joel Marks
  • The
  • maze of moral relativism /
  • Paul Boghossian
  • Can moral disputes be resolved? /
  • Alex Rosenberg
  • Moral dispute or cultural difference? /
  • Carol Rovane
  • ON RELIGION
  • Navigating past nihilism /
  • Sean D. Kelly
  • Does it matter whether God exists? /
  • Gary Gutting
  • Good minus God /
  • Louise M. Antony
  • Pascal's wager 2.0 /
  • Gary Gutting
  • The
  • sacred and the humane /
  • Anat Biletzki
  • Why God is a moral issue /
  • Michael Ruse
  • The
  • rigor of love /
  • Simon Critchley
  • God is a question, not an answer /
  • William Irwin
  • What's wrong with blasphemy? /
  • Andrew F. March
  • ON GOVERNMENT
  • Questions for free-market moralists /
  • Amia Srinivasan
  • Is our patriotism moral? /
  • Gary Gutting
  • The
  • irrationality of natural life sentences /
  • Jennifer Lackey
  • Spinoza's vision of freedom, and ours /
  • Steven Nadler
  • If war can have ethics, Wall Street can, too /
  • Nathaniel B. Davis
  • The
  • moral hazard of drones /
  • John Kaag and Sarah Kreps
  • Reasons for reason /
  • Michael P. Lynch
  • ON CITIZENSHIP
  • The
  • morality of migration /
  • Seyla Benhabib
  • What do we owe each other? /
  • Aaron James Wendland
  • Can refugees have human rights? /
  • Omri Boehm
  • Dependents of the state /
  • Amia Srinivasan
  • Is voting out of self-interest wrong? /
  • Gary Gutting.
  • ON VIOLENCE
  • Philosophizing with guns /
  • Simone Gubler
  • A
  • crack in the stoic's armor /
  • Nancy Sherman
  • Who needs a gun? /
  • Gary Gutting
  • The
  • freedom of an armed society /
  • Firmin DeBrabander
  • Is American nonviolence possible? /
  • Todd May
  • ON RACE
  • Walking while black in the "white gaze" /
  • George Yancy
  • Race, truth and our two realities /
  • Chris Lebron
  • Getting past the outrage on race /
  • Gary Gutting
  • Philosophy's Western bias /
  • Justin E.H. Smith
  • Dear White America /
  • George Yancy
  • Of cannibals, kings and culture: the problem of ethnocentricity /
  • Adam Etinson
  • What, to the black American, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day? /
  • Chris Lebron
  • Is real inclusiveness possible? /
  • Justin E.H. Smith
  • ON WOMEN
  • When prostitution is nobody's business /
  • Laurie Shrage
  • On abortion and defining a "person" /
  • Gary Gutting
  • Girlfriend, mother, professor? /
  • Carol Hay
  • The
  • disappearing women /
  • Rae Langton
  • A
  • feminist Kant /
  • Carol Hay
  • ON FAMILY
  • Think before you breed /
  • Christine Overall
  • Is forced fatherhood fair? /
  • Laurie Shrage
  • "Mommy wars" redux: a false conflict /
  • Amy Allen
  • The
  • end of "marriage" /
  • Laurie Shrage
  • My parents' mixed messages on the Holocaust /
  • Jason Stanley
  • ON EATING
  • The
  • meat eaters /
  • Jeff McMahan
  • If peas can talk, should we eat them? /
  • Michael Marder
  • When vegans won't compromise /
  • Bob Fischer and James McWilliams
  • The
  • enigma of animal suffering /
  • Rhys Southan
  • ON THE FUTURE
  • Is humanity getting better? /
  • Leif Wenar
  • Should this be the last generation? /
  • Peter Singer
  • What do we owe the future? /
  • Patricia I. Vieira and Michael Marder
  • The
  • importance of the afterlife. Seriously. /
  • Samuel Scheffler
  • Accepting the past, facing the future /
  • Todd May.