Ethical Issues Debate


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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Webselect SIRS
This CCHS database links to high-quality websites for research.

Annotated Bibliographies
  1. A summary of the work.
  2. An assessment or evaluative statements of the work.
  3. A reflection on how the source may possibly be used with the project.
  4. A combination of the 3 above
In this sample from the Purdue Online Writing Lab an example is given using all three. Each paragraph, respectively, is dedicated to summary, assessment, and reflection

Ethics Debate - Print Sources

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Try these call numbers in Reference and Non-Fiction (circulating) to get started.  Use the online catalog to find specific books. (Remember: REF in front of the call number means the book is in the Reference section.) 

REF 103                     Philosophy - encyclopedia
REF 174.2                  Bioethics – encyclopedia
REF  306                    Social Issues - encyclopedia     
REF 342.02                US Constitution and Amendments        
REF 503                     Science, Technology and Ethics   

174.28                        Prenatal genetic testing/selecting traits 
179.3-179.4                Animal rights/Animal testing
179.7                          Assisted suicide
325.73                        Immigration
331.13                        Affirmative action
339.2                          Taxing the Wealthy    (also try  “progressive tax” search)
345.02                        Sex offenders                               
363.46                        Abortion
364.66                        Capital punishment
364.67                        Torture of terrorist prisoners (also try “prisoner abuse” search)