Basic Ethics

ISBN-10: 0136006558

ISBN-13: 9780136006558

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Michael Boylan

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A core text for undergraduate courses in Ethical Theory or a supplement for Applied Ethics courses. nbsp; This text examines major moral theories from the worldview perspective, teaching students the major tenets of the principal moral theories, and the controversies that surround them, as well as offering suggestions on choosing and applying an ethical theory.
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Book details

List price: $87.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
The Basic Questions
Living in a World of Values
Who We Are and What We Value
What Is Ethics?
The Individual: Metaethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics
The Society: Social and Political Ethics
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Individual and Social Ethics
Notes
Personal Worldview and Community Worldview
The Normative Nature of Worldview
Personal Worldview
Community Worldview
Key Terms
An Exercise on Worldview
Notes
Relativism
Cultural Relativism
Moral Relativism
What's at Stake?
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Finding Out What You Believe
Notes
Egoism
Introduction
Psychological Egoism
Ethical Egoism
Egoism and Altruism
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Finding Out What You Believe
Notes
Are People Good or Bad?
Introduction
Humans are Bad
Humans are Good
What Difference Does It Make?
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Finding Out What You Believe
Notes
Morality and Religion
Introduction
The Origin of the Problem
Absolute Good
Divine Command Theory
An Ethics with and without Religion
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Finding Out What You Believe
Notes
Feminist Ethics
Introduction
Gender: Are Men and Women Different?
Care and Justice
Race: What Is Race and Why Is It an Issue?
Opportunity and Desert
Key Terms
A Thought Experiment: Finding Out What You Believe
Notes
The Basic Answers
It's All about Your Intuition: Ethical Intuitionism
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
Arguments Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
It's All in Your Attitude: Ethical Noncognitivism
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
The Argument Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
It's About Freely Made Agreements: Ethical Contractarianism
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
The Argument Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
It's All About Your Character: Virtue Ethics
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
The Argument Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
It's About the Team: Utilitarianism
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
The Argument Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
It's About Doing Your Duty: Deontology
Snapshot
The Problem this Theory Addresses
The Argument for the Theory
Arguments Against the Theory
Key Terms
A Challenging Case Study
Notes
Putting it all Together
Formulating Your Own Answers
Snapshot
The Problem
The Topography of Theory Evaluation
How to Choose an Ethical Theory
Key Terms
A Comprehensive Integrative Exercise
Notes
Glossary
Index
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