The Ethical Process: An Approach to Disagreements and Controversial Issues / Edition 3

The Ethical Process: An Approach to Disagreements and Controversial Issues / Edition 3

by Marvin T. Brown Ph.D.
     
 

This hands-on workbook helps learners develop conceptual tools and argumentative strategies to move beyond merely having opinions to discovering and evaluating the information, values, and assumptions that underlie different positions on controversial issues and cases. It shows readers how to move from contentious debates to productive dialogues, and how

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Overview

This hands-on workbook helps learners develop conceptual tools and argumentative strategies to move beyond merely having opinions to discovering and evaluating the information, values, and assumptions that underlie different positions on controversial issues and cases. It shows readers how to move from contentious debates to productive dialogues, and how to increase a group's resources so they can make better decisions. Chapter topics cover an introduction to the ethical process, the resources for the ethical process, understanding alternative points of view, evaluating arguments from different ethical approaches, and the ethical process as an argumentative dialogue. For individuals who want to 1) understand and master the skills needed to engage in ethical reflection and analysis, and 2)experience ethics as a practice to be used when faced with disagreements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130988898
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
1,166,873
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Ethical Process.

2. The Resources for the Ethical Process.

3. Understanding Alternative Points of View.

4. Evaluating Arguments from Different Ethical Approaches.

5. The Ethical Process as an Argumentative Dialogue.

Appendix 1: How to Use the Syllogism to Uncover Implicit Value Judgments.

Appendix 2: Argumentative Dialogue on Drug Testing.

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