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Moral Competence An Integrated Approach to the Study of Ethics

ISBN-10: 0130341541
ISBN-13: 9780130341549
Edition: 2nd 2002
List price: $141.20
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Book details

List price: $141.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Introduction: Why Study Ethics?
The Study of Ethics
Moral Sentiment
The Variety of Moral Emotions
The Absence of Moral Emotions
The Varieties of Moral Sentiment
The Development of Moral Sentiment
Feminist Ethics: Moral Sentiment Should Be the Basis of Morality
Kant: Reason, Not Moral Sentiment, Should Serve as the Basis of Morality
Emotivism: Morality Is Nothing But Moral Emotions
Review Questions
General Discussion Questions
Stories for Discussion
Suggested Readings
Autonomy and Strength of Will
The Issue of Free Will
Moral Luck
Moral Strength and Weakness
The Concept of Autonomy
Kant and the Notion of the Good Will
Nietzsche: The Strong Will Is the Good Will
Developing Autonomy
Review Questions
Questions for Discussion
Case Studies for Discussion
Suggested Readings
Virtue and Vice
Virtue as a Golden Mean
Virtue and Character
The Virtues of Self-Control
The Virtues of Self-Efficacy
The Virtues of Regard
The Virtues of Respect
The Virtues of Kindness
Is Being Virtuous Sufficient for Being Moral?
Review Questions
Stories for Discussion
Suggested Readings
The Relation between Wisdom and the Virtues
The General Features of Wisdom
How Wisdom Is Acquired
Reasoning Wisely
Moral Vision
Judgment and Decision
Wisdom and the Question of Moral Knowledge
Review Questions
Questions for Discussion
Case Studies for Discussion
Suggested Readings
Moral Knowledge
Moral Intuition
Stages of Moral Knowledge
Deontological Principles
Teleological Principles
The Natural Law Theory and Rights-Based Ethics
Using Principles in Moral Decision Making
Review Questions
Questions for Discussion
Suggested Readings
Epilogue: Moral Competence
Writing Ethics Term Papers
The Purpose of Writing Philosophy Papers
Choosing a Subject for the Paper
Finding Sources
Doing the Research
Constructing the paper
Writing the Paper
Ethical Use of Source Material
Sources for Writing Philosophy Papers
Reference and Bibliography Style

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