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Active and Passive Euthanasia” by James Rachels (starting on page 300)

Reading summary 9
⁞ Instructions:
After reading all of Chapter 10, please select ONE of the following primary source readings:
* “Active and Passive Euthanasia” by James Rachels (starting on page 300)
-or-
* “The Wrongfulness of Euthanasia” by J. Gay-Williams (starting on page 304)
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* “Voluntary Active Euthanasia” by Dan. W. Brock (starting on page 307)
-or-
* “Euthanasia” by Philippa Foot (starting on page 315)
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* “Killing and Allowing to Die” by Daniel Callahan (starting on page 329)
-or-
* “Euthanasia for Disabled People?” by Liz Carr (starting on page 332)
Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put forward by the
author in this selection.
Reading summary 10
After reading all of Chapter 15, please select ONE of the following primary source readings:
* “Plain Sex” by Alan H. Goldman (starting on page 548)
-or-
* “Sexual Morality” by Roger Scruton (starting on page 557)
-or-
* “Why Shouldn’t Jimmy and Johnny Have Sex? A Defense of Homosexuality” by John Corvino (starting on
page 564)
-or-
* “Seduction, Rape, and Coercion” by Sarah Conly (starting on page 571)
-or-
* “Sex Under Pressure: Jerks, Boorish Behavior, and Gender Hierarchy” by Scott A. Anderson (starting on page
581)
Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put forward by the
author in this selection.
Reading summary 11
STEP 1 – After reading all of Chapter 13, please select ONE of the following primary source readings:
* “People or Penguins” by William F. Baxter (starting on page 442)
-or-
* “It’s Not my Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations” by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (starting
on page 446)
-or-
* “Are All Species Equal?” by David Schmidtz (starting on page 458)
-or-
* “The Land Ethic” by Aldo Leopold (starting on page 465)
STEP 2 – Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put
forward by the author in this selection.
Reading summary 12
STEP 1 – After reading all of Chapter 20, please select ONE of the following primary source readings:
* “The Morality of Migration” by Seyla Benhabib (starting on page 766)
-or-
* “The Moral Dilemma of U.S. Immigration Policy Revisited: Open Borders vs. Social Justice?” by Stephen
Macedo (starting on page 768)
-or-
* “Selecting Immigrants” by David Miller (starting on page 781)
-or-
* “Immigration and Freedom of Association” by Christopher Heath Wellman (starting on page 787)
-or-
* “Freedom of Association is Not the Answer” by Sarah Fine (starting on page 808)
STEP 2 – Write a short, objective summary of 250-300 words which summarizes the main ideas being put
forward by the author in this selection.
Reading summary 13
STEP 1 – After reading all of Chapter 21, please select ONE of the following primary source readings:
* “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” by Peter Singer (starting on page 829)
-or-
* “Lifeboat Ethics” by Garrett Hardin (starting on page 835)
-or-
* “A Critique of Lifeboat Ethics” by William W. Murdoch and Allan Oaten (starting on page 841)
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* “The Case for Aid” by Jeffrey Sachs (starting on page 850)
STEP 2 – Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put
forward by the author in this selection.

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