Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: James E. White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495553204

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 8940

Explore today's challenging moral terrain with James White's CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS. The ninth edition examines the compelling and contentious debate over society's most pressing ethical controversies. This anthology covers divergent viewpoints on ma

Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Michael Banner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521625548

Category: Philosophy

Page: 325

View: 7313

Explores the significance of Christian belief for a range of contemporary and controversial ethical issues.

Working Virtue

Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Philip J. Ivanhoe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199271658

Category: Law

Page: 319

View: 8246

A collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems, this work discusses topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersonal ethics, and the emotions. It offers a variety of perspectives, including pluralistic, eudaimonistic, care-theoretical, Chinese, comparative and stoic.

Contemporary Moral Issues

Author: Wesley Cragg,Christine M. Koggel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson

ISBN: 9780070930100

Category: Social ethics

Page: 625

View: 7641

Trusted and respected throughout five editions,Contemporary Moral Issuesprovides students with a probing view of today's ethical landscape. Compiled from a Canadian perspective, and incorporating contemporary court and legal material, in-depth introductions, and renowned pedagogical tools, Cragg & Koggel's text is a balanced and provocative introduction to moral issues. With new chapters on War & Terrorism and Business Ethics, and over 30 articles added to this edition,Contemporary Moral Issuesreflects the issues in today's world - your world.

Doing without Free Will

Spinoza and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Ursula Goldenbaum,Christopher Kluz

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498523234

Category: Philosophy

Page: 168

View: 2978

Doing without Free Will: Spinoza and Contemporary Moral Problems introduces Spinoza into the current discussion of the possibility of morality without free will, as it was he who first accomplished such a task. While his contemporaries reacted with shock to his determinist philosophy, today more people are ready to take seriously Spinoza's moral philosophy, which provides a foundation for our understanding of responsibility, akrasia, and moral values without the need for free will.

Contemporary Moral Issues

Author: Joe Jenkins

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435303099

Category: Christian ethics

Page: 205

View: 8631

Updated for Citizenship and the new GCSE specifications.

Moral reasoning

ethical theory and some contemporary moral problems

Author: Victor Grassian

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136013785

Category: Philosophy

Page: 417

View: 5474

Discusses the nature of moral reasoning, ethical theories, free will, self-interest, and moral responsibility, and looks at a variety of current ethical issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

Diversity and Consensus

Author: Lawrence M. Hinman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131550992X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 544

View: 978

Contemporary Moral Issues is an anthology that provides a selection of readings on contemporary social issues revolving around three general themes: Matters of Life and Death, Matters of Equality and Diversity, and Expanding the Circle, which includes duties beyond borders, living together with animals, and environmental ethics. The text contains a number of distinctive, high-profile readings and powerful narratives, including Jonathan Foer's "Eating Animals," Eva Feder Kittay's "On the Ethics of Selective Abortion for Disability," and Susan M. Wolf's "Confronting Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: My Father's Death." Each set of readings is accompanied by an extensive introduction, a bibliographical essay, pre-reading questions, and discussion questions.

The Ethical Life

Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Russ Shafer-Landau

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190631314

Category: Philosophy

Page: 544

View: 4542

This collection of primary source materials covering the major themes of moral philosophy features forty-two classical and contemporary readings divided into four parts--The Good Life, Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Moral Problems. Comprehensive yet concise, it introduces students toethical theory and a wide range of moral issues.

Contemporary Moral Problems: War, Terrorism, Torture and Assassination

Author: James White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111523517

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

View: 4983

Excerpted chapters from the ninth edition of White CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS made available to provide readers with a brief anthology for the study of the ethics of war, terrorism, torture, and assassination. Supported with problem cases, an illuminating introductory essay, and study questions, this text will engage students in one of the most crucial moral debates of our time. Readings representing divergent viewpoints will challenge them to develop their own critical positions. This text is available either as a standalone reader or can be bundled with any other Wadsworth title. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contemporary Moral and Social Issues

An Introduction through Original Fiction, Discussion, and Readings

Author: N.A

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118625358

Category: Philosophy

Page: 448

View: 1727

Contemporary Moral and Social Issues is a uniquely entertaining introduction that brings ethical thought to life. It makes innovative use of engaging, topically oriented original short fiction, together with classic and influential readings and editorial discussion as a means of helping students think philosophically about ethical theory and practical ethical problems. Introduces students to ethical theory and a range of practical moral issues through a combination of key primary texts, clear editorial commentary, and engaging, original fiction Includes discussion of topics such as world poverty, abortion, animals, the environment, and genetic engineering, containing “Facts and Factual Issues” for each topic to give students an up-to-date understanding of related factual issues. Uses immersive, original short works of fiction as a means to engage students to think philosophically about serious ethical issues Sample Course Framework available

Contemporary Moral Arguments

Readings in Ethical Issues

Author: Lewis Vaughn

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 9780199922260

Category: Philosophy

Page: 736

View: 3806

Taking a unique approach that emphasizes careful reasoning, this cutting-edge reader is structured around twenty-seven landmark arguments that have provoked heated debates on current ethical issues.

Problem Cases to Accompany Contemporary Moral Problems

Author: Jerry White,James E. White

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314205759

Category: Philosophy

Page: 600

View: 8708

Compiled by the text author. Based on factual items found in newspapers or magazines as well as imaginary cases. Includes cases on the Republican Party platform and the controversies surrounding partial-birth abortions and Dr. Kevorkian. (This supplement is available as a value-added item suitable for both the student and the instructor. It is available shrink-wrapped to the text the the discretion of the instructor.)

You Decide!

Current Debates in Criminal Justice

Author: Bruce N. Waller

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205514106

Category: Law

Page: 390

View: 8828

This book offers students a unique opportunity to examine strong yet very readable competing views on twenty of the major issues in contemporary criminal justice. It features the works of major writers in the discipline and explores the ideas, orientations and arguments driving the field. Each essay quickly draws readers into the debate using accompanying questions and encourages readers to assess arguments and determine their own conclusions. Where to Find More sections highlight additional resources that can be used to explore each issue in more detail. For anyone interested in the criminal justice system


an examination of contemporary moral problems

Author: Gerald Runkle

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston


Category: Philosophy

Page: 566

View: 3297


Disputed Moral Issues

A Reader

Author: Mark Timmons

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190490027


Page: 832

View: 3842

Ideal for courses in contemporary moral problems, applied ethics, and introduction to ethics, Disputed Moral Issues: A Reader, Fourth Edition, offers a unique pedagogical approach that bridges moral theory and applied ethics. Bringing together seventy engaging articles, it also includes an accessible Moral Theory Primer (Chapter 1). Each selection is enhanced by a host of pedagogical features, including concise summaries, reader cues referring to pertinent moral theories, and reading and discussion questions. A "Quick Guide to Moral Theories" at the front of the book and an extensive glossary of key terms are also included. A "User's Guide," which follows the preface, shows instructors how they can integrate moral theories and applied ethics into their courses.

Contemporary Moral Problems

Sociology, Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490275908

Category: Education

Page: 52

View: 3587

Facts101 is your complete guide to Contemporary Moral Problems. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Moral Reasoning

A Text and Reader on Ethics and Contemporary Moral Issues

Author: David Morrow

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190235857

Category: Philosophy

Page: 544

View: 2733

Offering students an accessible, in-depth, and highly practical introduction to ethics, Moral Reasoning: A Text and Reader on Ethics and Contemporary Moral Issues covers argumentation and moral reasoning, various types of moral arguments, and theoretical issues that commonly arise in introductory ethics courses, including skepticism, subjectivism, relativism, religion, and normative theories. The book combines primary sources in moral theory and applied ethics with explanatory material, case studies, and pedagogical features to help students think critically about moral issues. Visit for student and instructor resources.