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Basic Ethics

Basic Ethics - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0136006558

Cover of Basic Ethics 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0136006558)
ISBN13: 978-0136006558
ISBN10: 0136006558

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Basic Ethics - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136006558

Michael Boylan

ISBN13: 978-0136006558
ISBN10: 0136006558

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

A core text for undergraduate courses in Ethical Theory or a supplement for Applied Ethics courses. This text examines major moral theories from the worldview perspective, teaching students the major tenets of the principal moral theories, and the controversies that surround them, as well as offering suggestions on choosing and applying an ethical theory.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BASIC QUESTIONS Chapter One: Living in a World of Values 1.1 Who We Are and What We Value 1.2 What is Ethics? 1.3 The Individual: Metaethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics 1.4 The Society: Social and Political Ethics A Thought Experiment on Individual and Social Ethics Key Terms-5-10 terms Notes Chapter Two: Personal Worldview and Community Worldview 2.1 The Normative Nature of Worldview 2.2 Personal worldview 2.3 Community worldview Key Terms An Exercise on worldview Notes Chapter Three: Relativism 3.1 Cultural Relativism 3.2 Moral Relativism 3.3 What's at Stake? &