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Religious foundations for global ethics

Author: Robert Bruce McLaren
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2008.
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"Religious Foundations for Global Ethics is an overview of morality in a "nation of immigrants," starting with the basic question of what morality is, and culminating in an examination of morality as a source of potential conflict, and how those conflicts can be resolved peacefully. The author strives to discuss ethical concerns from a variety of religious, philosophical and psychological perspectives, so that  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McLaren, Robert Bruce.
Religious foundations for global ethics.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2008
(OCoLC)989861236
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bruce McLaren
ISBN: 9780131484726 0131484729
OCLC Number: 137305682
Description: xv, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The moral proclivity --
The moral person --
The family as moral context --
Can schools create an ethical society? --
The just society --
The community of culture --
Value conflicts in a plurailstic society --
Religion, morality, and the culture of violence.
Responsibility: Robert Bruce McLaren.
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"Religious Foundations for Global Ethics is an overview of morality in a "nation of immigrants," starting with the basic question of what morality is, and culminating in an examination of morality as a source of potential conflict, and how those conflicts can be resolved peacefully. The author strives to discuss ethical concerns from a variety of religious, philosophical and psychological perspectives, so that students are able to conside issues outside of their own cultural point of view."--Publisher's website.

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