Possible articles to use for philosophy papers

Drugs:

On drug legalization: https://www.uta.edu/philosophy/faculty/burgess-jackson/Husak%20et%20al.,%20Drug%20Legalization%20%282003%29.pdf

Also on drug legalization: http://home.sprynet.com/~owl1/drugs.htm (America's Unjust Drug War)

 

Euthanasia

Rachels on active and passive euthanasia: http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/socialSciences/ppecorino/DeathandDying_TEXT/Active%20and%20Passive%20Euthanasia.pdf

Recent NPR news story on Euthanasia: http://www.npr.org/2012/10/25/163643370/assisted-suicide-goes-to-vote-in-massachusetts
NY Times editorial "Suicide by Choice? Not so Fast"

 

On aborton:

Defense: http://spot.colorado.edu/~heathwoo/Phil160,Fall02/thomson.htm
Critique: http://thatmarcusfamily.org/philosophy/Course_Websites/Readings/Noonan%20Abortion.pdf

 

On death penalty: Neither are philosophy articles, but each is useful for thinking about the issue

http://www.npr.org/2012/04/19/150904299/death-penalty-research-flawed-expert-panel-says

http://www.npr.org/2010/02/08/123491414/20-years-of-defending-death-row-inmates

 

On homosexuality:

http://agfemjapan.wikispaces.com/file/view/Mohr,+Gay+Basics.pdf

Michael Levin, "Homosexuality, Abnormality, and Civil Rights," Public Affairs Quarterly 10,1 (January 1996): 31-48 (this should be in the library)

 

On sexual perversion: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~lormand/phil/teach/lm/readings/Nagel%20-%20Sexual%20Perversion.pdf

 

On the meaning of life:
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/life-meaning/
http://www.pitt.edu/~kis23/ABSURD.pdf

 

Anti-Religion and Humanism

Bertrand Russell's "A Free Man's Worship" http://www.philosophicalsociety.com/archives/a%20free%20man%27s%20worship.htm

Richard Dawkins "Is Science a Religion" http://www.thehumanist.org/humanist/articles/dawkins.html