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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louis P Pojman
|Description:||xii, 276 pages : charts ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction : what is ethics? --
Ethical relativism : who's to judge what's right and wrong? --
The case for moral objectivism --
Value : the quest for the good --
Egoism, self-interest, and altruism --
Kantian and deontological systems --
Virtue-based ethical systems --
Why should I be moral? --
Religion and ethics --
The fact-value problem : metaethics in the twentieth century --
Moral realism and the challenge of skepticism --
A concluding reflection : minimal morality, virtue ethics, and the development of character.
|Responsibility:||Louis P. Pojman.|
In this time-proven introduction to ethics, Dr. Louis Pojman, renowned professor of philosophy at the U.S. Military Academy, fellow of Cambridge University, and author of numerous books, challenges you to consider your own moral standpoints in the context of many seminal ethical theories.
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