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The A to Z of Ethics
     

The A to Z of Ethics

by Harry J. Gensler, Earl W. Spurgin
 

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The A to Z of Ethics covers a very broad range of ethical topics, including ethical theories, historical periods, historical figures, applied ethics, ethical issues, ethical concepts, non-Western approaches, and related disciplines. Harry J. Gensler and Earl W. Spurgin tackle such issues as abortion, capital punishment, stem cell research, and terrorism while also

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The A to Z of Ethics covers a very broad range of ethical topics, including ethical theories, historical periods, historical figures, applied ethics, ethical issues, ethical concepts, non-Western approaches, and related disciplines. Harry J. Gensler and Earl W. Spurgin tackle such issues as abortion, capital punishment, stem cell research, and terrorism while also explaining key theories like utilitarianism, natural law, social contract, and virtue ethics. This reference provides a complete overview of ethics through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries, including bioethics, business ethics, Aristotle, Hobbes, autonomy, confidentiality, Confucius, and psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810875883
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/12/2010
Series:
A to Z Guide Series , #161
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Harry J. Gensler is professor of philosophy at John Carroll University. Earl W. Spurgin is professor of philosophy at John Carroll University.

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