How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. The major issues in contemporary moral theory, including discussion of classical as well as contemporary renditions of ethical problems are covered in-depth by.

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Not only does he discuss many major ethical theories, viz. But again, it is an introduction, so I guess I wouldn’t say I offered a critiquebut just made a point of technicality that Pojman is qnd altogether clear annd. Which, I skipped, naturally. Paperbackpages. The book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and Sign in Create an account.

Think Like an Editor Steve Davis. Throughout the text, the author instructs readers to pouis out solutions to problems by illustrating and presenting both or various sides of a theory and stresses the application of ethical theory as a necessity. Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

About Louis Pojman Louis P. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Feminism and the ethics of care. The short length makes it easy for an introduction to ethics, but as such it leaves a lot out and is eager to make compromises not philosophically justified. Charles Fried – – Harvard University Press.


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I gave this book 5 stars because it achieves what it sets out to achieve better than any other book that purports to do the same – provide an introduction to ethics. Excellent treatment of ethics covering different schools of thought. The problem of posterity. John rated it really liked it Jan 18, Find it on Scholar. Building a Speech Sheldon Metcalfe. Schwartz – – Journal of Business Ethics 59 Intrinsic and instrumental value.

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Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Criticism of the ends justifying immoral means. And, of course, along the way you’ll master the basics of ethical philosophy. Human Resource Systems and Competitive Advantage: He received an M. This naturalism adds a teleological aspect to his morality – to which an argument can be given fits best within a theistic worldview think Plantinga and proper function epistemology. May 14, Jocasta Collier rated it it was amazing Shelves: The problem of exceptionless rules.

It’s a textbook, so it’s very textbook-ish. All the theories were thoroughly explained and illustrated with a lot of relatable and interesting examples from history, literature and everyday life.


Conrad rated it really liked it Jan 19, A European Review 24 2: Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. I think wikipedia had more complete and concise summaries of the material, to be honest. Analyzing Politics Ellen Grigsby.

Understanding Arguments Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. Science Logic and Mathematics. Pojman’s book title is an intentional play on the title of ethicist J. Not only for the information conveyed to the reader, but for the high potential it has to spark numerous personal both inter- and intra-or classroom, discussion.

Stephanie rated it really liked it Jan 30, Intentional Wthics and Counseling Mary Ivey. Doug Eaton rated it really liked it May 16, Sign in to use this feature. Louis Pojman passed away in Pojman has a definite opinion, though, and he doesn’t shy away from promoting it.

I read this one, however, because a friend recommended it as a better than average book on the philosophy of ethics.

Kate Gual rated it really liked it Jan 31, This revision includes more feminist and multicultural ethical perspectives. Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? An Everyday Guide to Ethics in Business.

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