Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions / Edition 2

Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions / Edition 2

by Arthur F. Holmes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0830828036

ISBN-13: 9780830828036

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Arthur Holmes addresses the questions: What is good? What is right? How can we know? In doing so he also surveys a variety of approaches to ethics, including cultural relativism, emotivism, ethical egoism and utilitarianism--all with an acknowledgment of the new postmodern environment.

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Arthur Holmes addresses the questions: What is good? What is right? How can we know? In doing so he also surveys a variety of approaches to ethics, including cultural relativism, emotivism, ethical egoism and utilitarianism--all with an acknowledgment of the new postmodern environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830828036
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Contours of Christian Philosophy Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
318,096
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

General Preface to the Contours of Christian Philosophy Series
Preface to the Second Edition
1. The Moral Revolution
2. Cultural Relativism
3. Emotivist Ethics
4. Ethical Egoism
5. Utilitarianism
6. Toward a Christian Ethic
7. Moral Knowledge
8. The Basis of Obligation
9. Human Rights
10. Criminal Punishment
11. Can We Legislate Morality?
12. Sex and Marriage
13. The Moral Agent
14. Virtue Ethics
Further Reading
Notes

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