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9780078119057

Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues

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    9780078119057

  • ISBN10:

    0078119057

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-01-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues invites readers to apply ethical principles to issues that exemplify the kinds of moral challenges encountered in everyday life. It provides an overview of the need for ethics and then focuses on strategies for effective decision making. Ruggiero emphasizes doing ethical analysis rather than comparing ethical theories. The history of ethics is covered in the concluding chapter.

Table of Contents

RuggieroThinking Critically about Ethical Issues, 9th edition

I / THE CONTEXT

CHAPTER 1Preliminary Considerations

CHAPTER 2THE ROLE OF THE MAJORITY VIEW,

CHAPTER 3THE ROLE OF FEELINGS

CHAPTER 4THE ROLE OF CONSCIENCE

CHAPTER 5COMPARING CULTURES

II / A STRATEGY

CHAPTER 6A FOUNDATION FOR JUDGMENT

CHAPTER 7THE BASIC CRITERIA,

CHAPTER 8CONSIDERING CONSEQUENCES

Chapter 9CONSIDERING OBLIGATIONS

CHAPTER 10CONSIDERING MORAL IDEALS

CHAPTER 11DETERMINING MORAL RESPONSIBILITY

III / THE TRADITION

CHAPTER 12A PERSPECTIVE ON HISTORY

IV / CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL CONTROVERSIES

Education
Media and the ArtsSex
Government
Law
Business
Medicine
Science
War
AFTERWORD: A SUGGESTION FOR FURTHER STUDY
APPENDIX: WRITING ABOUT MORAL ISSUES

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