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Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics / Edition 2
     

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics / Edition 2

by Scott B. Rae
 

ISBN-10: 0310230152

ISBN-13: 9780310230151

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Zondervan

With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical desicions in today's complex

Overview

With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical desicions in today's complex, postmodern culture.

Moral Choices outlines the distinctive elements of Christian ethics while avoiding undue dogmatism. The book also introduces other ethical systems and their key historical proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant.

After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to address some of today's most pressing social issues. He guides students in thinking critically and biblically about:

Online resources for instructors, with test banks, PowerPoint® presentations, and more (visit zondervan.com/moralchoices)

Chapter on ethics and economics covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics

Significant new material on bioethics and stem cell and embryo research

Discussion questions at the end of each chapter

Sidebars and case studies for discussion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310230151
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgments Publisher's Preface
1.Introduction: Why Study Ethics?
2.Christian Ethics
3.Major Figures in the History of Ethics
4.Ethical Systems and Ways of Moral Reasoning
5.Making Ethical Decisions
6.Abortion
7.Reproductive Technologies
8.Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning
9.Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
10.Capital Punishment
11.Sexual Ethics
12.The Morality of War
13.Legislating Morality General Index Scripture Index

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