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Ethics for life : a text with readings

Author: Judith A Boss
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Companies, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This clear, well-organized overview of theoretical ethics employs a contemporary tone and framework. Multicultural coverage and attention to college students' moral development help readers relate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith A Boss
ISBN: 9780073407531 0073407534
OCLC Number: 436028176
Description: xii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Ethics : an overview --
2. Moral reasoning --
3. Ethical subjectivism : morality is just a matter of personal feeling --
4. Cultural relativism : is morality dependent on culture? --
5. Is morality grounded in religion? --
6. Conscience and moral development --
7. Ethical egoism : morality is acting in our best self-interest --
8. Utilitarianism : the greatest happiness prinnciple --
9. Deontology : the ethics of duty --
10. Rights ethics --
11. Virtue ethics and the good life --
Afterword. Applying moral theory in real life.
Responsibility: Judith A. Boss.

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