Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues Concise Edition

Author: Barbara MacKinnon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130554482X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 8E CONCISE presents the major areas of ethical theory through an engaging collection of contemporary moral debates. First, readers are introduced to such ethical subjects as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, virtue ethics, non-Western paradigms, feminist ethics, and care ethics. Then, these and other ethical concepts provide the framework for in-depth discussions on moral dilemmas such as euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, animal ethics, war, violence, and globalization. Plus, this edition brings the debate up-to-date with detailed discussions of timely moral topics such as same-sex marriage, structural racism, factory farming, pacifism, and global distributive justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues

Author: Barbara MacKinnon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337515442
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Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and a broad range of contemporary moral debates with MacKinnon/Fiala's ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Illuminating overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make even complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues Concise Edition

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1478420804
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Ethics, Theory and Contemporary Issues - Concise Edition. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Ethics

Author: Barbara MacKinnon
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780840033772
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn about ethical theory and how these theories apply to contemporary moral debates using MacKinnon's acclaimed ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, Concise, International Edition. This book expertly balances ethical theory with today’s most relevant moral issues, including torture, "partial birth" abortion, cloning, same-sex marriage, and Wikipedia and Google.

Morality Play

Author: Jessica Pierce
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478609974
Format: PDF, Docs
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Morality Play is an ideal supplement for ethics courses, offering a case study approach that is both flexible and practical. It provides three alternative methods of organization for universal teaching approaches: contemporary moral problems, ethical theories, and moral principles. The introduction illustrates how to effectively use case studies in the classroom and provides a short review of the fundamentals of argumentation and critical thinking. Featuring ten new case studies, the latest edition continues to spotlight some of the most controversial, thought-provoking issues in ethics today. Themes such as crime and punishment, life and death, habitat and humanity, liberty and coercion, and value and culture are made relevant through insightful case studies drawn from newspaper accounts, legal opinions, and other factual sources. The cases present discrete problems designed to make readers examine their abstract notions about morality.

Virgin

Author: Hanne Blank
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1596910119
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A provocative social history examines the history of virginity and of noted virgins in Western culture, describing the unique fascination civilization has had for virginity from a social, political, economic, philosophical, medical, and legal standpoint. Reprint.

Black Body Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe

Author: Brown, Jefffrey P.
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411622235
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A fifteen year old boy, gifted in science, perplexed by the opposite sex, with parents who give him everything except affection, goes from a normal, everyday earth-boy existence to encountering a mysterious being, druid priest, monk/historian, the beautiful and matronly Queen Ogaboom, extraterrestrials, a black hole named Fudge, and war-gone Wargons. In the process, he discovers himself, comes to the aid of an embattled extraterrestrial race, and sets right the wrongs he's inflicted on his dimension, thus curing a portion of general, all around, universal angst . . . or does he? Is there more to the story? Will the boy come to the aid of the Queen and her planet Doufear? Will he come to the aid of the universe by stopping the Wargons in their plight to take out thousands of years of built up anger? Will earth survive? Will Doufear? The Milky Way? Beta Bot? where the great Augur resides--alleged spiritual healer of the universe. Lots of questions. Little time. Pick up the book. Before it's too late!

Introducing Ethics

Author: Justin P. McBrayer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199793785
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Introducing Ethics: A Critical Thinking Approach with Readings combines guiding commentary and questions with a rich selection of concise, carefully edited, and accessible readings on ethical theory and contemporary moral issues. This unique introduction shows students how to do philosophy by first analyzing texts--identifying ethical positions and the arguments that support them--and then evaluating the truth of those positions and the soundness of the arguments. In doing so, it provides students with a uniquely engaging introduction to ethics that also hones their critical thinking skills. FEATURES * A unique Unit 1 gives students the conceptual tools to "do" philosophy with coverage of logic, arguments, moral reasoning, and reading and writing philosophy * Extensive coverage of the three main areas of ethics--metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics--addresses issues often ignored by other texts, including ethics vs. science, moral responsibility, moral vs. legal issues, torture, terrorism, and more * Unit and chapter introductions outline major themes and issues and explain why they matter * Reading questions precede the essays and focus students' studying on key points, while discussion questions follow the readings and help students move into the evaluation phase * "Argument Reconstruction Exercises" after each reading provide practice in identifying the premises and conclusions in the essays * An Instructor's Manual with Test Bank on CD is available to adopters * A Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/mcbrayer provides all the material contained on the CD along with student resources (all of this material can also be made available for any Learning Management System)

Ethical Theory Second Edition

Author: Heimir Geirsson
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1554810159
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This first-rate introduction to ethical theory contains sections on various forms of ethical theory, such as egoism, virtue ethics, divine command theory, and consequentialism. Each section includes two or three of the most important contributions to the field, together with brief introductions by the editors. The second edition contains an improved approach to applied ethics. Each chapter on moral theories now includes a selection that deals with a moral problem, such as human cloning, abortion, and global warming. The selection illustrates how the relevant theoretical approach is put to use. There is therefore a much tighter integration between theory and practice than before. The new edition also contains an improved section on feminist ethical theory.

Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics

Author: Joseph R. DesJardins
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285197402
Format: PDF, Mobi
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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS, 6E introduces readers to business ethics by focusing on the influence of market mechanisms and social values on workplace norms. And because business is increasingly a global enterprise, this edition emphasizes the role of ethics both at home and abroad. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS, 6E also takes time to look at ethics from the unique perspectives of either employee or employer. Along the way, readers also learn about such topics as ethical relativism, ethics and the law, virtue ethics, and ethical decision-making. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.