The Ethical Process: An Approach to Controversial Issues / Edition 2

The Ethical Process: An Approach to Controversial Issues / Edition 2

by Marvin T. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139776206

ISBN-13: 9780139776205

Pub. Date: 08/19/1998

Publisher: Pearson

This hands-on workbook helps readers develop the conceptual tools and argumentative strategies that will enable them 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 them how to move from contentious debates to productive dialogues,

Overview

This hands-on workbook helps readers develop the conceptual tools and argumentative strategies that will enable them 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 them how to move from contentious debates to productive dialogues, and how to increase a group's resources so they can make better decisions. Covers topics such as: Introduction to The Ethical Process; The Resources for The Ethical Process; The Logic of The Ethical Process; Evaluating Arguments from Different Ethical Approaches; The Ethical Process as an Argumentative Dialogue; How to Use the Syllogism to Uncover Implicit Value Judgments; An Example of an Argumentative Dialogue. For anyone interested in applied ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139776205
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/19/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
83
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Ethical Process.
2. The Resources for the Ethical Process.
3. The Logic of the Ethical Process.
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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