Moral Philosophy for Modern Li

Moral Philosophy for Modern Li

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Moral Philosophy for Modern Life, second edition, is designed as an introductory level textbook for postsecondary students. It can be used in moral philosophy, liberal arts, humanities, social science, general education, critical reasoning, and generic skills courses, as well as in any vocational program of study containing an ethics component. Adopting a learning-centered orientation, the book shifts attention away from simple coverage of theoretical content and places it on what students will know and be able to do as a result of their philosophical study. The author masterfully uses accessible language to convey complex ideas, while maintaining a high level of student interest and involvement.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 435 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
  • Prentice Hall (Higher Education Division, Pearson Education)
  • Prentice Hall
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 2nd
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0131238175
  • 9780131238176

Table of contents

Note to the Instructor Message to Students Acknowledgements Preview and Introduction Moral Preference Indicator (MPI) Part One: Classical and Contemporary Moral Theories Chapter 1: Plato's Corrupt Characters and Philosopher Kings Chapter 2: Aristotle - Happiness and the Good Life Chapter 3: Jeremy Bentham - The Hedonic Calculus Chapter 4: John Stuart Mill - Higher and Lower Pleasures Chapter 5: Immanuel Kant - For the Sake of Duty Chapter 6: John Rawls - The Principal of Justice as Fairness Chapter 7: Ayn Rand's Virtue of Selfishness Chapter 8: Jean-Paul Sartre's Humanistic Existentialism Chapter 9: Carol Gilligan and Nel Noddings' Care-Based Morality Part Two: Critical Analytical Thinking Skills Development for Ethical Inquiy Chapter 10: Analytical Thinking in Matters of Morality Chapter 11: Forms and Fallacies of Logic Part Three: Moral Issues in Modern Life Chapter 12: Business Ethics Chapter 13: Health Care Ethics Chapter 14: Professional Ethics Chapter 15: Sexual Ethics Chapter 16: Legal/Political Ethics Chapter 17: Global Environmental Ethics Appendix 1: Answer Key Appendix 2: How to Write a Moral Position Paper Appendix 3: Case Studies for Ethical Analysis Appendix 4: Argument Analysis Worksheet Glossary Index Creditsshow more

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