Ethical Process An Approach to Disagreements and Controversial Issues

ISBN-10: 0130988898

ISBN-13: 9780130988898

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Marvin T. Brown
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Description: For courses in all disciplines that use decision-making strategies to explore controversial issues. This hands-on workbook helps students develop conceptual tools and argumentative strategies to move beyond merely having opinions to discovering and evaluating the information, values, and assumptions that underlie different positions on controversial issues and cases. Moves students from contentious debates to productive dialogues, and how to increase a group's resources so they can make better decisions.

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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

About the Workbook
Introduction to the Ethical Process
Key Characteristics of the Ethical Process
The Progression of the Ethical Process
Acknowledging Our Everyday Competence for Engaging in Ethical Reflection
Experiences with Disagreement
Facing Disagreement
Advantages and Disadvantages of Disagreement
The Dialogical Choice
Learning through Dialogue
Starting Points
The Resources for the Ethical Process
Q & A Session I
The First Four Resources for Decision Making
Sorting Out the Different Resources
How the Resources Work Together
Some Inferences from Chapter Two
Understanding Alternative Points of View
The Logic of the Ethical Process
A Background Note
Tools for the Ethical Process
Gathering Resources
Formulating the Question
Your View
How to Uncover Value Judgments
The Alternative View
Reviewing Observations and Value Judgments
Uncovering Assumptions
Using Alternative Arguments to Uncover Your Assumptions
Imagining a Different World to Uncover the World You Assume
Reviewing Assumptions
An Example of Understanding Alternative Points of View
Q & A Session II
Developing Alternative Views
Evaluating Arguments from Different Ethical Approaches
Background Notes on the Three Ethical Approaches
The Ethics of Care and the Three Ethical Approaches
Ethical Approaches, Organizational Resources, and Key Virtues
Applying the Three Ethical Approaches to Alternative Arguments
Applying an Ethics of Purpose
Applying an Ethics of Principle
Analyzing Types of Justice and Rights
Applying an Ethics of Consequence
The Ethical Approaches and the Resources for Making Decisions
Working with Agreements
The Modified Proposal
Developing the Modified Proposal
Q & A Session III
Examples of Using the Three Ethical Approaches
The Ethical Process as an Argumentative Dialogue
A Storyboard for Argumentative Dialogues
Mapping Argumentative Dialogues
How to Use the Syllogism to Uncover Implicit Value Judgments
An Argumentative Dialogue on Drug Testing
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