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Everyday morality : an introduction to applied ethics

Author: Mike W Martin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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This book is an introduction to applied ethics - that is, to the philosophy of morality as it applies to practical moral needs. It focuses on the moral concerns of everyday life more than on abstract ethical theories or general social issues, although many of these are discussed as well. Moral character is explored in all its dimensions: virtues and vices, commitments and attitudes, and personal relationships and  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mike W Martin
OCLC Number: 70692891
Notes: Originally published: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2007. 4th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Character and conduct: Morality and self-interest; Theories of right action; Theories of virtue --
Multicultural ethics: Diversity and relativism; Religious ethics; Feminism; Race and ethnic identity --
Life and death: Abortion; Suicide and euthanasia; Animals; Environment; Terrorism and evil --
Moral autonomy and mental health: Self-respect; Self-knowledge and self-deception; Self-control and courage; Therapeutic trend; Drug abuse --
Sexual morality: Sex and love; Homosexuality and homophobia; Pornography and fantasy; Marriage and adultery--
Community and wealth: Money; Meaningful work; computers and community; Community service.
Responsibility: Mike W. Martin.

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This book is an introduction to applied ethics - that is, to the philosophy of morality as it applies to practical moral needs. It focuses on the moral concerns of everyday life more than on abstract ethical theories or general social issues, although many of these are discussed as well. Moral character is explored in all its dimensions: virtues and vices, commitments and attitudes, and personal relationships and community involvement, in addition to right and wrong conduct.-Pref.

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