ISBN-10:
0745640672
ISBN-13:
9780745640679
Pub. Date:
01/09/2009
Publisher:
Wiley
Ethics : An Introduction to Moral Philosophy / Edition 1

Ethics : An Introduction to Moral Philosophy / Edition 1

by Noel Stewart

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ISBN-13: 9780745640679
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/2009
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Noel Stewart is Head of Philosophy and Critical Thinking at Wyke Sixth Form College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

Introduction.

SECTION ONE. NORMATIVE ETHICS.

Chapter 1. Utilitarianism.

Chapter 2. Deontological Theories.

a) Kant’s Moral Theory.

b) Divine Command Theory.

Chapter 3. Virtue Ethics.

SECTION TWO. PRACTICAL ETHICS.

Chapter 4. Euthanasia.

Chapter 5. Abortion.

Chapter 6. Animal Rights.

Chapter 7. Environmental Ethics.

SECTION THREE. METAETHICS.

Chapter 8. Cognitivism.

a) Ethical Transcendentalism.

b) Naturalism.

c) Nonnaturalism.

Chapter 9. Noncognitivism.

a) Emotivism.

b) Prescriptivism.

Chapter 10. The Case for a Contemporary Naturalism.

Postscript.

Appendix.

Selected Bibliography

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