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Do the right thing : readings in applied ethics and social philosophy

Author: Francis Beckwith
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offering an outstanding balance of rigor and accessibility, "Do the Right Thing" provides accessible, impartial introductions to an excellent collection of readings in contemporary social issues.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Beckwith
ISBN: 0534543359 9780534543358
OCLC Number: 45314882
Description: xviii, 670 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. Ethical Theory, Ethical Practice, and the Public Square. A. Relativism versus Objectivism. 1. A Defense of Moral Relativism / Ruth Benedict. 2. A Critique of Moral Relativism / Francis J. Beckwith. B. Ethical Theory. 3. The Categorical Imperative / Immanuel Kant. 4. Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill. 5. The Natural Law Theory of St. Thomas Aquinas / Susan Dimock. 6. Vision and Virtue / William K. Kilpatrick. C. God and Morality. 7. Does Ethics Depend on God?: A Debate / J. P. Moreland and Kai Nielsen. D. State Neutrality, Religion, and Morality. 8. The Place of Religious Argument in a Free and Democratic Society / Robert Audi.
Responsibility: edited by Francis J. Beckwith.
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Preface. Introduction. PART I: ETHICAL THEORY, ETHICAL PRACTICE, AND THE PUBLIC SQUARE. SECTION A: MORAL RELATIVISM. 1. Ruth Benedict, "A Defense of Moral Relativism." 2. Francis J. Beckwith, "A Read more...

 
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