Test Bank for The Moral of the Story: An Introduction to Ethics by Rosenstand – 5th Edition

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    PART I: The Story as a Tool of Ethics
    Chapter 1: Thinking About Values
         The Best of Times, the Worst of Times
         Good and Evil
         Morals, Ethics, and Values
         Why Be Moral?
         Debating Moral Issues
         Martha Nussbaum, Stories Have Value
         Primary Reading: Martha Nussbaum, Love’s Knowledge
         Narrative: How to Be Good
         Narrative: Smoke Signals
         Narrative: Big Fish
    Chapter 2: Learning Moral Lessons from Stories
         Didactic Stories
         The New Interest in Stories
         The Value of Stories
         Stories Past and Present
         Stories to Live and Die By
         Seeing Your Life as a Story
         Living in the Narrative Zone
         Primary Reading: Plato, The Republic
         Primary Reading: Aristotle, Poetics
         Primary Reading: Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose
         Primary Reading: Tristine Rainer, Your Life as Story
         Narrative: Medea
         Narrative: The Sorrows of Young Werther
         Narrative: Pulp Fiction
    PART II: What Should I Do? Theories of Conduct
    Chapter 3: Ethical Relativism
         How to Deal with Moral Differences
         The Lessons of Anthropology
         Problems with Ethical Relativism
         Refuting Ethical Relativism
         Ethical Relativism and Multiculturalism
         Primary Reading: Ruth Benedict, “Anthropology and the Abnormal”
         Primary Reading: Dwight Furrow, “Of Cave Dwellers and Spirits”
         Primary Reading: Bhikhu Parekh, “The Concept of Multicultural Education”
         Narrative: The Poisonwood Bible
         Narrative: Possessing the Secret of Joy
         Narrative: Sideshow
         Narrative: Do the Right Thing
    Chapter 4: Myself or Others?
         Psychological Egoism
         Ethical Egoism
         Altruism: Ideal and Reciprocal
         Primary Reading: Plato, The Republic
         Primary Reading: Erik Katz, “The Rings of Tolkien and Plato”
         Primary Reading: Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
         Primary Reading: Ayn Rand, “The Ethics of Emergencies”
         Narrative: Friends
         Narrative: Return to Paradise
         Narrative: Madame Bovary
         Narrative: Atlas Shrugged
         Narrative: “The Gift of the Magi”
         Narrative: The Lord of the Rings
    Chapter 5: Using Your Reason, Part 1: Utilitarianism
         Jeremy Bentham and the Hedonistic Calculus
         John Stuart Mill: Another Utilitarian Vision
         Act and Rule Utilitarianism
         Primary Reading: Jeremy Bentham, “Of the Principle of Utility”
         Primary Reading: John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism
         Narrative: “The Blacksmith and the Baker”
         Narrative: The Brothers Karamazov
         Narrative: “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”
         Narrative: Saving Private Ryan
         Narrative: Extreme Measures
         Narrative: Runaway Jury
    Chapter 6: Using Your Reason, Part 2: Kant’s Deontology
         The Good Will
         The Categorical Imperative
         Rational Beings Are Ends in Themselves
         Primary Reading: Immanuel Kant, Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
         Primary Reading: Immanuel Kant, The Metaphysics of Morals
         Narrative: High Noon
         Narrative: Outland
         Narrative: Cop Land
         Narrative: Abandon Ship!
         Narrative: The Insider
    Chapter 7: Personhood, Rights, and Justice
         What Is a Human Being?
         Persons and Rights
         Questions of Rights
         Distributive Justice
         Criminal Justice
         Primary Reading: The United Nations Universal Declaration of Rights
         Primary Reading: John Rawls, “Justice as Fairness”
         Primary Reading: Martin Luther King, Jr., “A Letter from Birmingham Jail”
         Primary Reading: Diane Whitely, “The Victim and the Justification of Punishment”
         Narrative: Blade Runner
         Narrative: Gattaca
         Narrative: Losing Isaiah
         Narrative: Outbreak
         Narrative: Minority Report
    PART III: How Should I Be? Theories of Virtue
    Chapter 8: Socrates, Plato, and the Good Life
         What Is Virtue?
         The Good Teacher
         The Good Life
         The Virtuous Person
         Plato’s Theory of Forms
         Primary Reading: Plato, Euthyphro
         Primary Reading: Plato, Apology
         Narrative: A Man for All Seasons
         Narrative: “The Myth of the Cave”
         Narrative: The Truman Show
         Narrative: “The Store of the Worlds”
         Narrative: Shrek
    Chapter 9: Aristotle’s Virtue Theory
         Aristotle the Scientist
         Aristotle and Virtue
         Aristotle’s Influence on Aquinas
         Some Objections to Greek Virtue Theory
         Primary Reading: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book II
         Primary Reading: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book III
         Narrative: “The Flight of Icarus”
         Narrative: Njal’s Saga
         Narrative: Lord Jim
         Narrative: “A Piece of Advice”
         Narrative: As Good as it Gets
    Chapter 10: Contemporary Perspectives
         Ethics and the Morality of Virtue
         Have Virtue, and Then Go Ahead: Mayo, Foot, and Sommers
         The Quest for Authenticity: Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Sartre, and Levinas
         Primary Reading: Soren Kierkegaard, Johannes Climacus
         Primary Reading: Soren Kierkegaard, Either/Or
         Primary Reading: Emmanuel Levinas, “The Paradox of Morality: An Interview with Emmanuel Levinas”
         Narrative: Hannah and her Sisters
         Narrative: No Exit
         Narrative: A Few Good Men
    Chapter 11: Case Studies in Virtues
         Courage: What Is It, and Who Has It?
         Compassion: Are We Born with It?
         Gratitude: How Much and When?
         Virtue and Conduct: A Combination?
         Primary Reading: John McCain, Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life
         Primary Reading: Philip Hallie, Tales of Good and Evil, Help and Harm
         Primary Reading: Lin Yutang, “On Growing Old Gracefully”
         Narrative: Band of Brothers
         Narrative: The Life of Tom Horn
         Narrative: “The Parable of the Good Samaritan”
         Narrative: “King Yudisthira and the Dog”
         Narrative: Schindler’s List
         Narrative: Eat Drink Man Woman
         Narrative: Pay It Forward
         Narrative: Grand Canyon
    Chapter 12: Different Gender, Different Ethic?
         Feminism and Virtue Theory
         What Is Gender Equality?
         Women’s Historical Role in the Public Sphere
         First-, Second-, and Third-Wave Feminism
         Facets of Feminism Today
         Primary Reading: Harriet Taylor Mill, “Enfranchisement of Women”
         Primary Reading: Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
         Primary Reading: Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice
         Primary Reading: Deborah Tannen, Talking from 9 to 5
         Narrative: A Doll’s House
         Narrative: Like Water for Chocolate
         Narrative: “The Woman Destroyed”
         Narrative: Mona Lisa Smile
    Chapter 13: Applied Ethics: A Sampler
         Media Ethics
         Theory of a Just War
         Animal Welfare and Animal Rights
         The Death Penalty
         Stories and Issues: A Final Word
         Primary Reading: Andrew Belsey and Ruth Chadwick, “Ethics as a Vehicle for Media Quality”
         Primary Reading: John Rawls, The Law of Peoples
         Primary Reading: Jan Narveson, “Morality and Violence: War, Revolution, Terrorism”
         Primary Reading: David Rodin, “Terrorism Without Intention”
         Primary Reading: Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Roger Lewin, Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind
         Primary Reading: John Douglas and Mark Olshaker, Journey into Darkness
         Primary Reading: Tom Sorell, “Two Ideals and the Death Penalty”
         Primary Reading: Mark Fuhrman, Death and Justice: An Expose of Oklahoma’s Death Row Machine
         Narrative: 15 Minutes
         Narrative: “The Jigsaw Man”
         Narrative: The Life of David Gale


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