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Ethics : theory and practice

Author: Jacques P Thiroux
Publisher: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques P Thiroux
ISBN: 0024199303 9780024199300
OCLC Number: 11842328
Description: xiii, 449 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is morality? --
Consequentialist (teleological) theories of morality --
Nonconsequentialist (deontological) theories of morality --
Absolutism versus relativism --
Freedom versus determinism --
Setting up a moral system: basic assumptions and principles --
The taking of human life --
Allowing someone to die, mercy death, and mercy killing --
Abortion --
Lying, cheating, breaking promises, and stealing --
Morality and human sexuality --
Bioethics --
ethical issues in medicine --
Business ethics.
Responsibility: Jacques P. Thiroux.

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