Everyday Morality: An Introduction to Applied Ethics / Edition 4

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Find out how to use ethics in your own life with EVERYDAY MORALITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED ETHICS. By looking at how everyday practical situations require an ethical response, you'll start to discover how to use what you're learning to lead a more rich and productive life. Whether it's hot topics like abortion or euthanasia, or more common situations like addiction, community service, or money management, EVERYDAY MORALITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED ETHICS teaches you how to handle each situation the right way. And because it's full of study tools, this ethics textbook helps you out in class also.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495007081
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/9/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 919,795
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike W. Martin is Professor of Philosophy at Chapman University (Orange, California). He is the author of many articles in applied ethics, and he is author, coauthor, or editor of ten books, most recently FROM MORALITY TO MENTAL HEALTH: VIRTUE AND VICE IN A THERAPEUTIC CULTURE (from Oxford University Press).
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Table of Contents

Preface. Part One: CHARACTER AND CONDUCT. 1. Morality and Self-Interest. 2. Theories of Right Action. 3. Theories of Virtue. Part Two: MULTICULTURAL ETHICS. 4. Diversity and Relativism. 5. Religious Ethics. 6. Feminism. 7. Race and Ethnic Identity. Part Three: LIFE AND DEATH. 8. Abortion. 9. Suicide and Euthanasia. 10. Animals. 11. Environment. 12. Terrorism and Evil. Part Four: MORAL AUTONOMY AND MENTAL HEALTH. 13. Self-Respect. 14. Self-Knowledge and Self-Deception. 15. Self-Control and Courage. 16. The Therapeutic Trend. 17. Drug Abuse. Part Five: SEXUAL MORALITY. 18. Sex and Love. 19. Homosexuality and Homophobia. 20. Pornography and Fantasy. 21. Marriage and Adultery. Part Six: COMMUNITY AND WEALTH. 22. Money. 23. Meaningful Work. 24. Computers and Community. 25. Community Service. Notes. Index.
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