Moral of the Story An Introduction to Ethics

ISBN-10: 0072963352

ISBN-13: 9780072963359

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Nina Rosenstand

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Coverage of current issues has been updated for this edition to reflect the post 9/11 social and political climate. New film summaries and readings come from Big Fish, Lord of the Rings, The Poisonwood Bible and The Life of David Gale.
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List price: $92.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

The Story as a Tool of Ethics
Thinking About Values
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times Good and Evil Morals, Ethics, and Values Why Be Moral?
Debating Moral Issues Martha Nussbaum
Stories Have Value Primary Reading: Martha Nussbaum
Love's Knowledge Narrative: How to Be Good Narrative
Smoke Signals Narrative: Big Fish
Learning Moral Lessons from Stories Didactic Stories
The New Interest in Stories
The Value of Stories Stories Past and Present Stories to Live and Die By Seeing
Your Life as a Story Living in the Narrative Zone Primary Reading: Plato
The Republic Primary Reading: Aristotle, Poetics Primary Reading: Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose Primary Reading: Tristine Rainer, Your Life as Story Narrative: Medea Narrative
The Sorrows of Young Werther Narrative: Pulp Fiction
What Should I Do? Theories of Conduct
Ethical Relativism
How to Deal with Moral Differences
The Lessons of Anthropology Problems with Ethical Relativism Refuting Ethical
Relativism Ethical Relativism and Multiculturalism Primary Reading: Ruth Benedict
"Anthropology and the Abnormal"
Primary Reading: Dwight Furrow, "Of Cave Dwellers and Spirits"
Primary Reading: Bhikhu Parekh, "The Concept of Multicultural Education"
Narrative: The Poisonwood Bible Narrative: Possessing the Secret of Joy Narrative: Sideshow Narrative
Do the Right Thing
Myself or Others?
Psychological Egoism Ethical Egoism Altruism
Ideal and Reciprocal Primary Reading: Plato
The Republic Primary Reading: Erik Katz
"The Rings of Tolkien and Plato" Primary Reading: Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan Primary Reading: Ayn Rand
"The Ethics of Emergencies" Narrative: Friends Narrative: Return to Paradise Narrative
Madame Bovary Narrative: Atlas Shrugged Narrative
"The Gift of the Magi" Narrative: The Lord of the Rings
Using Your Reason, Part 1: Utilitarianism
Jeremy Bentham and the Hedonistic Calculus John Stuart Mill
Another Utilitarian Vision Act and Rule Utilitarianism Primary Reading
"Of the Principle of Utility" Primary Reading: John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism Narrative: "The Blacksmith and the Baker" Narrative
The Brothers Karamazov Narrative: "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas"
Narrative: Saving Private Ryan Narrative: Extreme Measures Narrative: Runaway Jury
Using Your Reason, Part 2: Kant's Deontology
The Good Will The Categorical Imperative Rational Beings
Are Ends in Themselves Primary Reading: Immanuel Kant
Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals Primary Reading: Immanuel Kant
The Metaphysics of Morals Narrative: High Noon Narrative: Outland Narrative
Cop Land Narrative: Abandon Ship! Narrative: The Insider
Personhood, Rights, and Justice
What Is a Human Being? Persons and Rights Questions of Rights
Distributive Justice Criminal Justice Primary Reading
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Rights Primary Reading
"Justice as Fairness" Primary Reading: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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