9780495807957

Applying Ethics A Text with Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780495807957

  • ISBN 10:

    0495807958

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Discover the ethical implications and issues surrounding today's most compelling social dilemmas—from genetic engineering and cloning to terrorism and the use of torture—with Applying Ethics: A Text With Readings.

Framed by the authors' helpful introductions and supported by a variety of readings and cases that reflect both sides of the topics being explored, this best-selling book offers a balanced introduction to ethics today.

"I think that the author is overall accurate in assessing the field - it is exactly the kind of textbook that adequately addresses the critical thinking component of Contemporary Moral Problems. While it could be improved in some, relatively minor ways, the structure of this textbook is ideal for this type of course."- Dr. Nenad Popovic, Southern Methodist University

"I think this is a very good ethics text with coverage of the main hot topics in contemporary applied ethics. I also very much like the "arguments for/against" sections. They are very nicely done and succinctly worded, a bit like a point/counterpoint section for each chapter." - Dr. Rocco J. Gennaro, Indiana State University

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