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Elements of Moral Philosphy - 5th edition

Elements of Moral Philosphy (ISBN10: 0073125474; ISBN13: 9780073125473)
ISBN13: 978-0073125473
ISBN10: 0073125474

Summary: Firmly established as the standard text for undergraduate courses in ethics, this concise, lively book combines clear explanations of the main theories of ethics with discussions of interesting examples. Topics covered include famine relief, homosexuality, and the treatment of animals. The text's versatility allows it to be widely used not only in ethical theory courses, but also in applied ethics courses of all kinds.

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  • Updated examples and statistics
  • A new section on the claims of Cultural Relativism
  • An expanded and improved defense of Utilitarianism
  • A reworking of the section on The Divine Command Theory
  • New material on the utilitarian basis of punishment
  • A revised discussion of the advantages of the Social Contract Theory
  • A shortened and improved discussion of Psychological Egoism, now moved into the chapter on Ethical Egoism less

Edition/Copyright: 5TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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