Summary: Written in an easily accessible, non-threatening presentation, Ethics for the Multicultural World offers clear explanation of how philosophical ethics has historically evolved as a response to muddle and banal moral decisions based on confusion caused by the plurality of ethical and moral beliefs. The book explains why codes of ethics are important, and why the codes themselves have to be grounded in a broader philosophical context to be useful in multicultural socie
ties. This accessible introduction provides an overview of applied ethics and social pluralism, moral agents, and situational control and professionalism, as well as an introduction to muddle, drift, banality, and subjectivisms verses morality, empirical and analytic studies, moral foundations and concepts, six normative theories and application strategy. For individuals interested in professional ethics.
Summary: Written in an easily accessible, non-threatening presentation, Ethics for the Multicultural World offers clear explanation of how philosophical ethics has historically evolved as a response to muddle and banal moral decisions based on confusion caused by the plurality of ethical and moral beliefs. The book explains why codes of ethics are important, and why the codes themselves have to be grounded in a broader philosophical context to be useful in multicultural societies. This accessible introduction provides an overview of applied ethics and social pluralism, moral agents, and situational control and professionalism, as well as an introduction to muddle, drift, banality, and subjectivisms verses morality, empirical and analytic studies, moral foundations and concepts, six normative theories and application strategy. For individuals interested in professional ethics. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:04 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 07/28/2003 International: No
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Part I. Pluralism, Professional Ethics, and Moral Muddle
Chapter 1. Communication, Social Pluralism, & Universal Morality Chapter 2. Moral Agents, Situational Control & Professionalism Chapter 3. Muddle, Drift, Banality, & Subjectivism versus Morality
Part II. Moral Development, Moral Voice, and Rational Foundations
Chapter 4. Descriptive Ethics: Cognitive & Moral Development Chapter 5. The Role of Voice in Ethics, with the Focus on Gendered Interpretations of Morality Chapter 6. Metaethical Search for Moral Rationality
Part III. Moral Autonomy, Moral Theories, and Applications
Chapter 7. Moral Autonomy, Accountability, & Lifestyle Choice Chapter 8. Consequentialist Theories versus Natural Rights Theory Chapter 9. Nonconsequentialist Alternatives to Natural Rights Theory Chapter 10. Theory of Implementation: The Best Means
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