The Practice Of Ethics
The Practice Of Ethics

The Practice Of Ethics

  • Publish Date: 2006-11-22
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Hugh LaFollette
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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).

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