8 edition of An Introduction to Ethics (Interpretations) found in the catalog.
March 27, 1997
by Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||232|
This book examines the central questions of ethics through a study of theories of right and wrong that are found in the great ethical works of Western philosophy. It focuses on theories that continue to have a significant presence in the field. The core chapters cover egoism, the eudaimonism of Plato and Aristotle, act and rule utilitarianism, modern natural law theory, . A recent return of virtue ethics since the 's has created a surfeit of apologists for this once-overlooked branch of ethics and given rise to the doctrine of Neo-Aristotelian and Neo-Socratic ethics. Consequentialism. Consequentialism, as the name suggests, encourages actions based solely upon the consequences of the actions.
Introduction to the Book George Matthews. Ethics is a branch of philosophical value theory devoted to exploration of the broad rules which define, regulate and constrain our social lives, as well as with the more abstract consideration of moral evaluation itself. Thus it also considers such questions as whether there are general or even Author: George Matthews. "Ethics without the Bible is a matter of cultural mores. The Bible without ethics is a textual relic without life or relevance. This superb introduction to biblical ethics brings the two together through the wisdom of two noted evangelical thinkers and leaders.
Introduction to Scientology Ethics book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There s never been a way for man to right the wr /5. ( views) General Introduction to Ethics by William Kelley Wright - The Macmillan Company, The aim of this book is to present a comprehensive view of the different fields of Ethics of most importance for the understanding of the moral outlook and problems of our own time. The volume accordingly begins with Comparative Ethics.
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"This is a beautifully and elegantly written introduction to the fundamental questions of ethics. It is a comprehensive and accessible book that will be of interest to students and also to anyone reflecting about how to live a good and normatively defensible by: This page contains a list of the best introductory books on ethics.
Just to be clear, there is no single best book on ethics. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about ethics.
An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for An Introduction to Ethics book short beginner-friendly introduction, for. Medical ethics is an area that has particular interest for the general public as well as for the medical practitioner, and issues concerning medical ethics seem to be constantly in the headlines.
This short and accessible introduction provides an invaluable tool with which to think about the ethical values that lie at the heart of medicine/5(13).
The introduction to the book is not written in a compelling manner and is often confusing – I am not a philosopher bu I am familiar with ethical theories but the short overviews of each chapter made the theories sound unfamiliar to me; Chapter 1 is a confusing yet simplistic version of ethical relativism and metaethics which I did not know 4/5(2).
Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics by Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn MacKay, Jeffrey Morgan, Paul Rezkalla, George Matthews (Book Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise Author: Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn.
Introduction to Ethics In the world today, “we are in the throes of a giant ethical leap that is essen-tially embracing all of humankind” (Donahue,p. Scientiﬁc and In this book, some effort has been made to distinguish the words ethics and morals based on their lit-eral meanings; however, because of common uses, the terms File Size: KB.
Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. The intention of this book is to serve as a compendium which contributes to a better understanding of major ethical terminology and basic ethical systems orientated towards business ethics.
This book is divided into two parts/5(28). This unit provides an introduction to the study of ethics and a brief overview of some of the main branches of philosophical thought about ethics.
As well as introducing the central ideas that relate to environmental and development ethics and how these two areas of ethical study interare related, this unit shows why ethics as a discipline can.
Introduction to Ethics - Pearson course. A Concise Introduction to Ethics. Retail Price to Students: $ Russ Shafer-Landau Paperback July A brief introduction to the essential ethical theories, based on the author's best-selling ethical theory primer. Exploring Ethics: An Introductory Anthology.
Fifth Edition. Retail Price to Students. Introduction; The Concept of Ethical Business in Ancient Athens; Ethical Advice for Nobles and Civil Servants in Ancient China; Comparing the Virtue Ethics of East and West; Utilitarianism: The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number; Deontology: Ethics as Duty; A Theory of Justice; Summary; Key Terms; Assessment Questions; End Notes.
An Introduction to Ethics: How do I know what is right and wrong. One of the most practical applications for the study of Philosophy is in the field of Ethics. Definition: 'Ethics' is the systematic philosophical study of morality.
But what's the difference between ethics and morality. Don't they mean the same thing. Not really. The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot.
We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers. This book is an overview of ethics and is just too brief in detail to be a true introduction.
However, a further reading section is provided should you want to delve further into the topic. As information was so brief about each philosopher I found it difficult to get into this book although I did enjoy the sections that looked at ethics in /5.
Ethics is a subject of social science that is related with moral principles and social values. 'Business Ethics' can be termed as a study of proper business policies and practices regarding potentially controversial issues, such as corporate governance, insider trading, bribery, discrimination, corporate social responsibility, and fiduciary responsibilities.
An Introduction to Ethics by Kevin Gibson in DJVU, FB2, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().
only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. Unfortunately, I have not taught an ethics course in a decade; I have not kept up with developments in terms of available texts, but there are a few books that I think might be appropriate: The Elements of Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels and St.
Introduction to medical ethics. Introduction to Medica l Ethics. The approach of this course and book emphasises that the two types of s ystems are not totally : Ray Noble.Ethics is often defined as the study of morality but a more detailed and revealing definition is provided by John Deigh in his book Introduction to Ethics: “[Ethics] is a study of what are good and bad ends to pursue in life and what it is right and wrong to do in the conduct of life.
It is therefore, above all, a practical discipline.Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning has all the excellent features of his Systematic Theology: biblical fidelity, comprehensiveness, clarity, practical application, and interaction with other writers.
His exhortations drive the reader to worship the triune Size: 3MB.