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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Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, The major issues in contemporary moral theory, including discussion of classical as well as contemporary renditions of ethical problems are covered in-depth by questioning popular assumptions. Think Like an Editor Steve Davis. He received his B. Throughout the text, the author instructs readers wnd think out solutions to problems by illustrating and presenting both or various sides of a theory and stresses the application of ethical theory as a necessity.
The short length makes it easy for an introduction to ethics, but as such it leaves a lot out and is eager to make compromises not philosophically justified. Annas – – Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 4 2: Ethical Absolutism and Education.
Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion.
Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong
Naturalism and the fact-value problem.
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Criticisms of conventional ethical relativism. Aquinas’ objectivism and absolutism. Pojman says that his position is naturalistic, he says that what makes his position “naturalistic,” is that “moral properties supervene on natural ones. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Which, I skipped, naturally. Traits of moral principles. Does morality depend on religion? Criticisms of action-based ethics. Sign in Create an account.
Discovering Right and Wrong Louis P. Open Preview See a Problem? He received his D. Sally Bibb – – Wiley. Table of contents Preface. Domains of ethical assessment. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. It would be interesting to discuss the merits of Pojman’s arguments here, and the rest of the positions and arguments in the book, which are subject, each and every one, to intense debate in the relevant ethical literature, but that’s not my purpose in writing this review – nor do I have the time to explore these avenues!
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This book is easy to read and informative, but I can’t say it was totally necessary as a required text for a philosophy class. Everett – – Journal of Business Ethics 76 3: John rated it really liked it Jan 18, The value of pleasure.
A European Review 24 2: He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles. Goodreads helps you keep track of books discoverring want to read. A painful read, but mostly because I can’t understand almost half the things discussed in it.
Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong
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Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. Katariina Ub rated it liked it Oct 21, Childbirth and the Courts: He received an M. A fair treatment and overview of the most pressing topics in ethics. Duska – – Business Ethics Quarterly 1 4: