Doing Ethics 2E Pa

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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Doing Ethics is really three books in one: a clear and comprehensible introduction to ethical theory, a practical guide for applying critical thinking skills to contemporary moral issues, and an anthology of readings in applied ethics. Substantial pedagogy reinforces core concepts and spurs students' own thinking throughout. The Second Edition includes 38 new readings and 2 new topics, but the price has remained the same as the First Edition, making Doing Ethics the best value by far, for students.

Table of Contents

Ethics and the Examined Life
Subjectivism, Relativism, and Emotivism
Moral Reasoning
Evaluating Moral Arguments
Theories of Morality
The Power of Moral Theories
Consequentialist Theories: Maximize the Good
Nonconsequentialist Theories: Do Your Duty
Virtue Ethics: Be a Good Person
Ethical Issues
Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Capital Punishment
Pornography and Censorship
Sexual Morality and Marriage
Equality and Affirmative Action
Environmental Ethics
Animal Rights
Terrorism and Torture
Global Economic Justice
Further Reading
*New To The 2E
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