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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louis P Pojman
|Description:||xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: what is ethics? --
Ethical relativism: who's to judge what's right and wrong? --
The case for moral objectivism --
Value: the quest for the good --
Egoism, self-interest, and altruism --
Kantian and deontological systems --
Virtue-based ethical systems --
Why should I be moral? --
Religion and ethics --
The fact-value problem: metaethics in the twentieth century --
Moral realism and the challenge of skepticism.
|Responsibility:||Louis P. Pojman.|
How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history's greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives you the tools to decide for yourself what's moral and immoral. And, of course, along the way you?ll master the basics of ethical philosophy.
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