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Ethics

ISBN-10: 0137542925

ISBN-13: 9780137542925

Edition: 6th 1998

Authors: Jacques Thiroux

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Description:

This text offers a flexible organisation & a variety of theories & issues. It offers guidelines on how to establish a personal ethical theory & how to apply it - as well as traditional ethical theories - to a range of specific moral issues.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/7/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.25" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface
What Is Morality?
Consequentialist (Teleological) Theories of Morality
Nonconsequentialist (Deontological) Theories of Morality and Virtue Ethics
Absolutism versus Relativism
Freedom versus Determinism
Reward and Punishment
Setting Up a Moral System: Basic Assumptions and Basic Principles
The Taking of Human Life
Allowing Someone to Die, Mercy Death, and Mercy Killing
Abortion
Lying, Cheating, Breaking Promises, and Stealing
Morality, Marriage, and Human Sexuality
Bioethics - Ethical Issues in Medicine
Business Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Appendixes
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to the Moral Problems of the Taking of Human Life
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to the Moral Problems of Allowing Someone to Die, Mercy Death, and Mercy Killing
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to the Moral Problems of Abortion
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to the Moral Problems of Lying, Cheating, Breaking Promises, and Stealing
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to the Moral Problems of Human Sexuality
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Medicine (Bioethics)
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Business (Business Ethics)
Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Environmental Ethics
Glossary
Index