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101 ethical dilemmas

by Cohen, Martin,
Published by : Routledge, (London ; | New York :) Physical details: xviii, 332 p. : ill. ISBN:9780203480557 (e-book : PDF).
Subject(s): Ethics. | Electronic books.
Year: 2003
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-318) and index.

Four dodgy dilemmas to get started with. The lifeboat ; Sinking further ; The psychologist's tale ; Custom is king -- And three personal dilemmas which maybe a business ethics course could help with ... well, may be. The internet bargain ; The toaster ; The liar -- The descent begins ... The first stage of cruelty ; Stage 2: free to do otherwise ; Penultimate stage: the two tests ; Final stage: the immortal member -- Some pretty ancient dilemmas. Gyges' ring ; The woeful tale of St Augustine ; A balanced tale for the Yellow Emperor ; The ascetic tale of Chrysippus the Stoic ; The sensible tale of Epicurus ; Magnanimous man ; The magnanimous man in heaven -- Anti-social dilemmas. Against e-Ville ; Stumped ; Cracked? ; Getting hotter ; Feeling drained -- Medical ethics. Breeding experiments ; Designer babies ; KwikBaby ; The downmarket rival ; Witheringspoon-X disease ; The hospital's dilemma -- The censor's dilemma. Foul things ; The criminal connection ; A matter of standards ; The exploitative pictures ; The nasty pop group -- Business week: dilemmas from business ethics (with the emphasis on business). The short memos ; The pirate ; The smokey storeroom ; The blaring radio ; The infectious disease ; The witness -- And another dilemma for business ethics (with the emphasis on ethics). The devil's chemists -- A pentad of moral stories searching for divine justice. The unfruitful tree ; Job's lot ; The sacrificial lamb ; The modern day good samaritan ; Lazarus the beggar -- Some monkey business. Monkey business ; More monkey business -- Two little dilemmas. Life's not fair ; Infantile ethical egotism -- Searching for the good life. The rich man's dilemma ; The beauty trap ; The good life -- Watching brief. The panopticon ; The panopticon: second section ; The panopticon: third section ; The panopticon: final brick -- Role playing academic ethics games: designed to make the college look virtuous. The dean's daughter ; The photocopier's dilemma ; The fence (in two sections) ; The TQM audit ; The old sweetie -- Animals too: the vegetarian's dilemma. Plutarch's uncongenial fare ; The beast ; Plutarch's response ; St. Paul's view ; Chrysostom's warning -- Ethically suspect fairy tales. The Frog-King ; The Frog-King: the story continues ; The Juniper Tree: a diabolical fairy tale ; The juniper tree: another branch ; A cautionary tale ; The illegals: a modern fairy tale -- Stories of Relatavia. The Baldies of Hairland ; The Baldies of Hairland II ; Just desserts ; (More) problems with the relatives: a matter of honour -- War ethics. The good fight ; Just some wars ; The deterrents ; The school for terror -- Environmental ethics. The dodo's call ; Killing the wolf ; The green revolution: stage I ; The green revolution: stage II ; Pain is good -- Money matters. Money ; More money ; Death and taxes -- Legal dilemmas. Rough justice ; Son of Sam ; The twinkies: not a normal act ; The twinkies: the villain enters -- Environmental ethics. Sanctuary Island ; Sanctuary Island: the blackbirds ; Sanctuary Island: the sourpuss -- Some really rather implausible ethical dilemmas that could only happen in the movies, and what do they tell us about decision making anyway? B-movie openers ; The main feature: Clockwork Orange dilemmas -- Nearly at the ends if not the means. 100 person village ; The Voltaire's dilemma ; The pragmatic response -- Discussions.

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