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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
The Practice of Ethics is an outstanding guide to the burgeoning field of
applied ethics, and offers a coherent narrative that is both theoretically and
pragmatically grounded for framing practical issues.
Discusses a broad range of contemporary issues such as racism, euthanasia,
animal rights, and gun control.
Argues that ethics must be put into practice in order to be effective.
Draws upon relevant insights from history, psychology, sociology, law and
biology, as well as philosophy.
An excellent companion to LaFollette's authoritative anthology, Ethics in
Practice: An Anthology, Third Edition (Blackwell, 2006).