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Ethics: An Introduction to Philosophy and Practice / Edition 1

Ethics: An Introduction to Philosophy and Practice / Edition 1

by Stephen J. Freeman
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Designed to assist students in developing an informed ethical conscience, this text introduces them to ethical theory and gives them practice in responding to real-life ethical issues that are often messy, complex, multifaceted. As they work through the ethical dilemmas in the book, students are encouraged to explore their own moral and ethical value systems as well as the codes they work from and to begin to form an informed ethical conscience for making sound moral and ethical judgments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900534366383
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/03/2000
Series: Ethics & Legal Issues Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Stephen J. Freeman is a professor of Counseling and Chair of the Department of Counselor Education at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Freeman served on the graduate faculty at Texas Woman's University for 18 years where he was the Coordinator of the Counseling and Development Program. He also maintained a private practice in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Dr Freeman has published on a variety of topics relating to death, grief, and loss and is the author of the book ETHICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE.

Table of Contents

Preface. PART ONE: ETHICAL ISSUES AND ETHICS CODES. 1. Problems of Ethics in the Helping Professions. 2. Codes of Ethics. PART TWO: THEORETICAL ORIENTATIONS TO ETHICS. 3. Introduction to Ethics. 4. Ethical Relativism: Knowledge or Opinion. 5. Consequentialism or Justice. 6. Kant and Deontology. 7. Natural Law Ethics: St. Thomas Aquinas. 8. Virtue Ethics. 9. Moral Ethical Development. 10. Feminist Ethics: A Different Voice. 11. The New Casuistry. PART THREE: ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES. 12. Ethics and the Law. 13. Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling. 14. Ethics: Research with Human Subjects. Epilogue. References. Appendices. Index.

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