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Introduction to Ethics

Personal and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

by Gary J. Percesepe

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages608
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Open LibraryOL7266190M
ISBN 100023938919
ISBN 109780023938917

  This book examines the central questions of ethics through a study of theories of right and wrong that are found in the great ethical works of Western philosophy. It focuses on theories that continue to have a significant presence in the field. The core chapters cover egoism, the eudaimonism of Plato and Aristotle, act and rule utilitarianism, modern natural law theory, . INTRODUCTION. This chapter starts with the general definition of “ethics”; its field of study, including metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics; and proceeds with business ethics. Ethics are broadly described in the literature as moral principles about right and wrong, honorable behavior reflecting values, or standards of conduct.

  An Introduction to Ethics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book examines the central questions of ethics through 3/5. What is ‘applied ethics’? Applied ethics is the application of moral theory to the real world. I first read the five books that we are going to talk about here 25 years ago, which was the beginning of a burgeoning of applied ethics, with people like Jonathan Glover and Peter Singer applying theory to real issues like euthanasia, capital punishment, poverty, distribution of income, .

This superb introduction to biblical ethics brings the two together through the wisdom of two noted evangelical thinkers and leaders. This book does not duck the tough issues but presents them in the light of God's unfailing revelation in Jesus Christ and . All Documents from The Moral of the Story: An Introduction to Ethics. religious experiences ; study guide test 1 ; midterm #1 ; medterm voc ; phl final ; study guide test 2 ; midterm: vocabulary ; chapter two ; final terms ; final (fall ) philo study guide .


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Introduction to Ethics by Gary J. Percesepe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Overall, a good introduction and one which I would recommend to anyone interested in a general introduction to ethics. Solid rational justifications and critiques of contemporary ethical theories, their histories, and their popular by: Before teaching he worked variously as a double-decker bus driver, infantry platoon officer, and mediator for disputes ranging from court litigation to child custody.

He is the author of three books and numerous articles on topics in Ethics, Business Ethics, Negotiation and by: 1. An Introduction to Ethics: A Natural Law Approach and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(2). The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about ethics.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. Students will find this book to be a very helpful guide to how philosophical inquiry is undertaken as well as to what the major theories in ethics hold.

Reviews ‘This is a beautifully and elegantly written introduction to the fundamental questions of by: The most comprehensive ethics anthology, essentially three books in one volume: history of ethics, modern ethical theory, and contemporary moral issues A Introduction to Ethics book Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics book Price to Students.

Introduction to Ethics In the world today, “we are in the throes of a giant ethical leap that is essen-tially embracing all of humankind” (Donahue,p. Scientific and technological advances, economic realities, pluralistic worldviews, and global communication make it difficult for nurses to ignore the important ethicalFile Size: KB.

Introduction to Ethics - Pearson course. Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning has all the excellent features of his Systematic Theology: biblical fidelity, comprehensiveness, clarity, practical application, and interaction with other writers. His exhortations drive the reader to worship the triune God/5(62).

The development model of Introduction to Ethical Studies is loosely patterned on the “release early, release often” model championed by Eric S. Raymond.1 Various formats of this work. Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics and millions of other books are available for instant access. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: The fact that the book is written for a specific institution/courses makes the book less reader-friendly for other students, particularly the inclusion of chapters that belong in an intro to religion book, but not necessarily an ethics book, and vice versa--particularly an entire chapter on Aquinas' Natural Law Theory/5(4).

Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics by Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn MacKay, Jeffrey Morgan, Paul Rezkalla, George Matthews (Book Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where Author: Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn.

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We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers. About the Author. Jonathan Wolff is the Blavatnik Professor of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Previously he was Professor of Philosophy, and Dean of Arts and Humanities at University College London.

His books include An Introduction to Political Philosophy (, 3rd ed/5(9). Unfortunately, I have not taught an ethics course in a decade; I have not kept up with developments in terms of available texts, but there are a few books that I think might be appropriate: The Elements of Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels and St.

Introduction to Scientology Ethics book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There s never been a way for man to right the wr /5. Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie far view, Athens, Greece (LC-USZ); Athens, Greece, BC, Book illustration by Theodor Horydczak (LC-Hx); The Parthenon, far view, Athens The Reading Selection from the Nichomachean Ethics Related Ideas Topics Worth Investigating Part V.

Ethics and. In all probability probably the most accessible, smart, and fairly priced introduction to ethical precept and moral reasoning. Beginning Ethics gives school college students with the theoretical and logical tools they need to navigate the ethical quandaries of their each day lives.

The introduction to the book is not written in a compelling manner and is often confusing – I am not a philosopher bu I am familiar with ethical theories but the short overviews of each chapter made the theories sound unfamiliar to me; Chapter 1 is a confusing yet simplistic version of ethical relativism and metaethics which I did not know 4/5(2).

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics. 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.Before teaching he worked variously as a double-decker bus driver, infantry platoon officer, and mediator for disputes ranging from court litigation to child custody.

He is the author of three books and numerous articles on topics in Ethics, Business Ethics, Negotiation and Sustainability/5(7).Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies/The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction.

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