Ethics in America: Source Reader / Edition 2

Ethics in America: Source Reader / Edition 2

by Lisa H. Newton Ph.D., CPB CPB Annenberg, Columbia University Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131826255

ISBN-13: 9780131826250

Pub. Date: 04/25/2003

Publisher: Pearson

This volume contains a rich and varied selection of classic writings in philosophy and ethics through the ages. This volume features selections from Eastern religions, Native America, feminist perspectives, existentialism and environmentalism as well writing from Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Rawls, Immanuel Kant, Adam Smith,

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This volume contains a rich and varied selection of classic writings in philosophy and ethics through the ages. This volume features selections from Eastern religions, Native America, feminist perspectives, existentialism and environmentalism as well writing from Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Rawls, Immanuel Kant, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill and others. For anyone interested in learning about the evolution of ethics and ethical thought in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131826250
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/25/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
132,281
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition

I. THE GREEK TRADITION.

Thucydides.

Plato.

Aristotle.

II. RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS.

The Bible (the Judeao-Christian tradition).

Islam.

Buddhism.

Confucianism.

Native Americans.

III. THE MORAL LAW.

The Stoics.

Thomas Aquinas.

Thomas Hobbes.

John Locke.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Thomas Jefferson.

Immanuel Kant.

A Note on Fiduciary Duty.

Josiah Royce.

John Rawls.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

IV. UTILITARIANISM.

Epicurus.

Hedonists Ancient and Modern.

Jeremy Bentham.

Adam Smith.

John Stuart Mill.

Conclusion.

V. THE BELMONT REPORT.

VI. DOUBTS AND EXPERIMENTS.

Fyodor Dostoevsky.

Marxism.

Jean-Paul Sartre.

Feminist Ethics.

Environmentalism.

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