The Ethical Process

The Ethical Process : An Approach to Disagreements and Controversial Issues

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For courses in all disciplines that use decision-making strategies to explore controversial issues. This hands-on workbook helps students develop conceptual tools and argumentative strategies to move beyond merely having opinions to discovering and evaluating the information, values, and assumptions that underlie different positions on controversial issues and cases. Moves students from contentious debates to productive dialogues, and how to increase a group's resources so they can make better decisions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 172.7 x 231.1 x 7.6mm | 136.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130988898
  • 9780130988898

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"As a supplemental text, its content is superb! The text's emphasis on dialogue rather than debate ...is needed. Other texts do not contain this information. The students found the content of the text extremely helpful in getting to the 'heart' of issues as well as helping them to articulate their analysis more effectively." - Joy Benson, University of Illinois at Springfieldshow more

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This new edition of "The Ethical Process " serves as an excellent supplement for courses in applied ethics and controversial issues. Employing a "workbook" presentation, the text provides students with a method of understanding the ethical dimension of issues and for making ethical decisions. The text's method helps students identify and sort out competing values and assumptions and critically examine their normative significance. New to the Third Edition New material on the 'ethic of care' Additional material on interpretation New material on the nature of disagreement Enhanced use of the dialogical approach in previous editionsshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Ethical Process. 2. The Resources for the Ethical Process. 3. Understanding Alternative Points of View. 4. Evaluating Arguments from Different Ethical Approaches. 5. The Ethical Process as an Argumentative Dialogue. Appendix 1: How to Use the Syllogism to Uncover Implicit Value Judgments. Appendix 2: Argumentative Dialogue on Drug Testing.show more

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