Historical Dictionary of Ethics

Historical Dictionary of Ethics

by Harry J. Gensler, Earl W. Spurgin

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Historical Dictionary of Ethics by Harry J. Gensler, Earl W. Spurgin

The Historical Dictionary 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, stemcell 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: 9780810857636
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/22/2008
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series , #91
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About 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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