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    DescriptionWith its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical decisions in today's complex postmodern culture. Moral Choices outlines the distinctive elements of Christian ethics while avoiding undue dogmatism. The book also introduces other ethical systems and their key historical proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant. After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to address some of today s most pressing social issues. He guides students in thinking critically and biblically about: ? Abortion ? Reproductive Technologies ? Euthanasia ? Capital Punishment ? Sexual Ethics ? The Morality of War ? Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning ? NEW: Ethics and Economics NEW FEATURES Online resources for instructors, with test banks, PowerPoint(r) presentations, and more Chapter on ethics and economics covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics Significant new material on bioethics and stem cell and embryo research Discussion questions at the end of each chapter Sidebars with case studies for discussion"


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    Title
    Moral Choices
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to Ethics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott B. Rae
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780310291091
    ISBN 10: 0310291097
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI005000
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-RK
    DC22: 170
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Abridged Dewey: 170
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Ingram Subject Code: RK
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15220
    ECPA Christian Book Category: THLTHOETH
    BISAC V2.8: REL067070
    B&T Approval Code: A13707800
    BIC subject category V2: HRAM1
    LC classification: BJ1012 .R32 2009
    Thema V1.0: QDTQ, QRAM1
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ZONDERVAN
    Imprint name
    ZONDERVAN
    Publication date
    05 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Rapids
    Back cover copy
    With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical decisions in today's complex postmodern culture. Moral Choices outlines the distinctive elements of Christian ethics while avoiding undue dogmatism. The book also introduces other ethical systems and their key historical proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant. After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to address some of today's most pressing social issues. He guides students in thinking critically and biblically about: ? Abortion ? Reproductive Technologies ? Euthanasia ? Capital Punishment Sexual Ethics ? The Morality of War ? Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning ? NEW: Ethics and Economics NEW FEATURES * Online resources for instructors, with test banks, PowerPoint presentations, and more * Chapter on ethics and economics covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics * Significant new material on bioethics and stem cell and embryo research * Discussion questions at the end of each chapter * Sidebars with case studies for discussion