Ethics: A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory

Ethics: A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory

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ETHICS: A PLURALISTIC APPROACH TO MORAL THEORY, FIFTH EDITION provides a comprehensive yet clear introduction to the main traditions in ethical thought, including virtue ethics, utilitarianism, and deontology. Additionally, the book presents a conceptual framework of ethical pluralism to help students understand the relationship among various theories. Lawrence Hinman, one of todaya€™s most respected and accomplished educators in ethics and philosophy education, presents a text that gives students plentiful opportunities to explore ethical theory and their own responses to them, using fascinating features such as the Ethical Inventory sections that appear at the beginning and the end of the text. End-of-chapter discussion questions, and the use of current issues and movies help students retain what theya€™ve learned and truly comprehend the subject matter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... 1988); A. P. Martinich, Hobbes (New York: Routledge, 2005); Quentin Skinner, Hobbes and Republican Liberty (Cambridge: ... 2004), which is directed toward a nonscientific audience, and his Sociobiology: A New Synthesis, 25th anniversary ed. ... Makes Us Human (New York: Norton, 2011); and the work of Michael Gazzaniga, The Ethical Brain (The Dana Press, ... 1 (Winter 1997); and the essays in Morality and Self-Interest, edited by Paul Bloomfield (New York: Oxford, 2008).

Title:Ethics: A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory
Author:Lawrence Hinman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01


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