How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. The major issues in contemporary moral theory, including discussion of classical as well as contemporary renditions of ethical problems are covered in-depth by.
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Written with Pojman’s hallmark engaging, conversational manner with strong supporting pedagogy, this book challenges louiis to develop their own moral theories and to reason through ethical problems for themselves.
The text even-handedly raises critical questions and fosters independent thinking within a rigorous presentation that draws numerous examples from both classical and contemporary sources.
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This edition maintains the text’s clarity and strengths with its non-dogmatic style and generous presentation of various positions. Ppjman revision includes more feminist and multicultural ethical perspectives.
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Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong
A People and a Nation David W. Table of contents Preface. Ethics and its subdivisions. Morality as compared with other normative subjects. Traits of moral principles. Domains of ethical assessment. Criticisms of conventional ethical relativism. Aquinas’ objectivism and absolutism.
Intrinsic abd instrumental value. The value of pleasure. Are values objective or subjective? The relation of value to morality. Why does society need moral rules? Why should I be moral? Morality, self-interest and game theory. The motive to always be moral. Arguments against ethical egoism.
Criticism of the ends justifying immoral means. Counterexamples to the principle of the law of nature. Other formulations of the categorical imperative. The problem of exceptionless rules. The problem of posterity. The nature of virtue ethics.
Criticisms of action-based ethics. Connections between virtue-based and action-based ethics. Feminism and the ethics of care. Four Options regarding Gender and Ethics. Does morality depend on religion?
Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics : Discovering Right and Wrong
Is religion irrelevant or even contrary to morality? Does religion enhance the moral life? Naturalism and the fact-value problem. A defense of moral realism. How to Read and Write a Philosophy Paper. About Louis Pojman Louis P. He received an M. He received his D. Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books dlscovering articles.
Louis Pojman passed away in He received his B. He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website http: Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We’re featuring millions etgics their reader ratings on our discoverign pages to help you find your new favourite book.