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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Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

One which both theist and secularist could join hands in holding. Katelyn Shaver rated it really liked it May 29, Return to Book Page.


It provides a nice overview of the field and is a great starting point in ethics research. Louis Pojman passed away in Ethical Absolutism and Education. 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. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Ultimately, Pojman argues correctly, in my opinion for the existence of objective ethics that exists without the necessity of an all powerful creator although he doesn’t exclude the possibility of a creator either.

Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right. A People and a Nation David W. Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. The text even-handedly raises critical questions and fosters independent thinking within a rigorous presentation that draws numerous examples from both classical and contemporary sources. Book ratings by Goodreads. Does religion enhance the moral life? This magnanimity is one of the book’s strengths. I Loved this book and have found it extremely useful.

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Intentional Interviewing and Counseling Mary Ivey. Pojman actually aims to present a neutral ethic. Mortimer Jerome Adler – – Axios Press.

And, of course, along the way you’ll master the basics of ethical philosophy. Lists with This Book. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

He wrote discogering the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles. John rated it really liked it Jan 18, Wwrong claims that all he is saying by calling himself a naturalist is that he is taking a functional approach to ethics, but he is not advancing metaphysical naturalism. The book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and Refresh and try again.


Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

Duska – – Business Ethics Quarterly 1 4: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Domains of ethical assessment.

I haven’t read many textbooks since finishing grad school over a decade ago. This was a great introductory text. Conrad rated it really liked it Jan 19, Pojman covers much ground in his little book.

Not a textbook I would like to keep, unfortunately it has no sell-back value. Aquinas’ objectivism and absolutism. Ethics in Value Theory, Miscellaneous.