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Modern Ethics In 77 Arguments : A Stone Reader (2017, original release: 2017)
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Published: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017] ©2017
Description:  xi, 435 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781631492983, 1631492985, 9781631492983, 1631492985 :,
Language:  English


"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 are explored by some of our best-known and most accomplished living philosophers: What is the meaning of our existence? Should we really "do what we love"? How should we respond to evil? Is pure altruism possible?" -- From book jacket



On existence -- The meaningfulness of lives / There is no theory of everything / The light at the end of suffering / Being there: Heidegger on why our presence matters / Against invulnerability / Why life is absurd / A life beyond "do what you love" / On human nature -- Evolution and our inner conflict / Learning how to die in the anthropocene / Is pure altruism possible? / Moral camouflage or moral monkeys? / How should we respond to "evil"? / The moral logic of survivor guilt / How to live without irony / Deluded individualism / On morality -- The dangers of happiness / Are we ready for a "morality pill"? / Why our children don't think there are moral facts / Morals without God? / The dangers of certainty: a lesson from Auschwitz / Confessions of an ex-moralist / The maze of moral relativism / Can moral disputes be resolved? / Moral dispute or cultural difference? / On religion -- Navigating past nihilism / Does it matter whether God exists? / Good minus God / Pascal's wager 2.0 / The sacred and the humane / Why God is a moral issue / The rigor of love / God is a question, not an answer / What's wrong with blasphemy? / On government -- Questions for free-market moralists / Is our patriotism moral? / The irrationality of natural life sentences / Spinoza's vision of freedom, and ours / If war can have ethics, Wall Street can, too / The moral hazard of drones / Reasons for reason / On citizenship -- The morality of migration / What do we owe each other? / Can refugees have human rights? / Dependents of the state / Is voting out of self-interest wrong? /

On violence -- Philosophizing with guns / A crack in the stoic's armor / Who needs a gun? / The freedom of an armed society / Is American nonviolence possible? / On race -- Walking while black in the "white gaze" / Race, truth and our two realities / Getting past the outrage on race / Philosophy's Western bias / Dear White America / Of cannibals, kings and culture: the problem of ethnocentricity / What, to the black American, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day? / Is real inclusiveness possible? / On women -- When prostitution is nobody's business / On abortion and defining a "person" / Girlfriend, mother, professor? / The disappearing woman / A feminist Kant / On family -- Think before you breed / Is forced fatherhood fair? / "Mommy wars" redux: a false conflict / The end of "marriage" / My parents' mixed messages on the HOlocaust / On eating -- The meat eaters / If peas can talk, should we eat them? / When vegans won't compromise / The enigma of animal suffering / On the future -- Is humanity getting better? / Should this be the last generation? / What do we owe the future? / the importance of the afterlife. Seriously. / Accepting the past, facing the future /



Todd May -- Simon Critchley -- Peg O'Connor -- Lawrence Berger -- Todd May -- Rivka Weinberg -- Gordon Marino -- Edward O. Wilson -- Roy Scranton -- Judith Lichtenberg -- Peter Railton -- Steven Paulikas -- Nancy Sherman -- Christy Wampole -- Firmin DeBrabander -- Carl Cederström -- Peter Singer and Agata Sagan -- Justin P. McBrayer -- Frans de Waal -- Simon Critchley -- Joel Marks -- Paul Boghossian -- Alex Rosenberg -- Carol Rovane -- Sean D. Kelly -- Gary Gutting -- Louise M. Antony -- Gary Gutting -- Anat Biletzki -- Michael Ruse -- Simon Critchley -- William Irwin -- Andrew F. March -- Amia Srinivasan -- Gary Gutting -- Jennifer Lackey -- Steven Nadler -- Nathaniel B. Davis -- John Kaag and Sarah Kreps -- Michael P. Lynch -- Seyla Benhabib -- Aaron James Wendland -- Omri Boehm -- Amia Srinivasan -- Gary Gutting --

Simone Gubler -- Nancy Sherman -- Gary Gutting -- Firmin DeBrabander -- Todd May -- George Yancy -- Chris Lebron -- Gary Gutting -- Justin E.H. Smith -- George Yancy -- Adam Etinson -- Chris Lebron -- Justin E.H. Smith -- Laurie Shrage -- Gary Gutting -- Carol Hay -- Rae Langton -- Carol Hay -- Christine Overall -- Laurie Shrage -- Amy Allen -- Laurie Shrage -- Jason Stanley -- Jeff McMahan -- Michael Marder -- Bob Fischer and James McWilliams -- Rhys Southan -- Leif Wenar -- Peter Singer -- Patricia I. Vieira and Michael Marder -- Samuel Scheffler -- Todd May

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Additional Credits:
Catapano, Peter, editor
Critchley, Simon, 1960- editor

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