Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues

Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues

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Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues invites readers to apply ethical principles to issues that exemplify the kinds of moral challenges encountered in everyday life. It provides an overview of the need for ethics and then focuses on strategies for effective decision making. Ruggiero emphasizes doing ethical analysis rather than comparing ethical theories. The history of ethics is covered in the concluding chapter.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 284g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0078119057
  • 9780078119057
  • 2,315,111

Table of contents

RuggieroThinking Critically about Ethical Issues, 9th editionI / THE CONTEXTCHAPTER 1Preliminary ConsiderationsCHAPTER 2THE ROLE OF THE MAJORITY VIEW,CHAPTER 3THE ROLE OF FEELINGSCHAPTER 4THE ROLE OF CONSCIENCECHAPTER 5COMPARING CULTURESII / A STRATEGYCHAPTER 6A FOUNDATION FOR JUDGMENTCHAPTER 7THE BASIC CRITERIA,CHAPTER 8CONSIDERING CONSEQUENCESChapter 9CONSIDERING OBLIGATIONSCHAPTER 10CONSIDERING MORAL IDEALSCHAPTER 11DETERMINING MORAL RESPONSIBILITYIII / THE TRADITIONCHAPTER 12A PERSPECTIVE ON HISTORYIV / CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL CONTROVERSIESEducation
Media and the ArtsSex
Government
Law
Business
Medicine
Science
War
AFTERWORD: A SUGGESTION FOR FURTHER STUDY
APPENDIX: WRITING ABOUT MORAL ISSUES
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About Vincent Ryan Ruggiero

Vincent Ryan Ruggiero is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the movement to make creative and critical thinking central emphases in education and in society. The author of 22 books and over 500 essays, he is Professor of Humanities Emeritus at State University of New York, Delhi.
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