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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Having heaped such laudatory comments, I’ll end with a slight critique. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles.
About Louis Pojman Louis Louus. Bump – – Ethics and the Environment 19 2: David Benatar – – Journal of Practical Ethics 2 1: Four Options regarding Gender and Ethics. I think wikipedia had more complete and concise summaries of the material, to be honest. Pojman’s book title is an intentional play on the title of ethicist J. He received an M. Pojman is well known for putting together many anthologies on disparate branches of philosophical inquiry.
Pojman covers much ground in his little book. Anders Bostrom rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Request removal from index.
But he doesn’t stop here. 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.
John rated it really liked it Jan 18, Feminism and the ethics of care. Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Dec 09, Daniel rated it it was amazing. Shafer-Landau points out that there are metaphysical naturalists who are non-reductionists about moral principles, and so this point in Pojman’s argument needs a bit of cleaning up.
Discovering Right and Wrong. He does an excellent job of presenting all of the major opinions on each subject, even when they differ from his own.
He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website http: Ethical Absolutism and Education. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?
If Pojman read the many articles he selected to b I gave this book 5 stars because it rihht what it sets out to achieve better than any other book that purports to do the same – provide an introduction to ethics. No eBook available Amazon.
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Other formulations of the categorical imperative. Pojman does not define what he means here. Pojman has a definite opinion, though, and he doesn’t shy away from promoting it. A painful read, but mostly because I can’t understand almost half the things discussed in it. Brad rated it liked it Jan 08, Domains of ethical assessment.
Kate Gual rated it really liked it Jan 31, To ask other readers questions about Ethicsplease sign up. Intentional Interviewing and Counseling Mary Ivey. Connections between virtue-based and action-based ethics. Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right.
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