9780321202802

Consider Ethics: Theory, Readings and Contemporary Issues

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321202802

  • ISBN 10:

    0321202805

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

A combination text/reader, Consider Ethics provides a balance of theory and application in one volume. Chapters on ethical theory, followed by related classic readings and debates about six contemporary ethical problems. Unique coverage of care ethics and free will. Contains significant selections from primary sources from a variety of influential ethical perspectives - Aristotle, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Bentham, Mill, Darwin, Baier - helping readers to explore the actual writings of important philosophical figures and gain a sense of their systems and distinctive styles. Readings range from familiar contemporary problems such as euthanasia and the death penalty to the ethical issues of war. A wealth of examples throughout illustrate abstract philosophical ideas, facilitate readers' understanding. Anyone interested in learning more about ethics and free will and how they impact everyday life.

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