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Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics (Access to Philosophy)

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Published by Hodder Murray .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Religion: general,
  • Designed / suitable for A & AS Level,
  • For Higher Grade (Scottish),
  • Education,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10678745M
    ISBN 100340876425
    ISBN 109780340876428


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Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics (Access to Philosophy) by Mel Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The introduction to the book is not written in a compelling manner and is often confusing – I am not a philosopher bu I am familiar with ethical theories but the short overviews of each chapter made the theories sound unfamiliar to me; Chapter 1 is a confusing yet simplistic version of ethical relativism and metaethics which I did not know 4/5(2).

Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics by Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn MacKay, Jeffrey Morgan, Paul Rezkalla, George Matthews (Book Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise Author: Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn.

Jonathan Wolff is the Blavatnik Professor of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Previously he was Professor of Philosophy, and Dean of Arts and Humanities at University College London. His books include An Introduction to Political Philosophy (, 3rd ed.

), Why Read Marx Today. (), Ethics and Public Policy /5(9). Ideal for students with little or no background in philosophy, Ethical Choices: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy with Cases provides a concise, balanced, and highly accessible introduction to ethics.

Featuring an especially lucid and engaging writing style, the text surveys a wide range of ethical theories and perspectives including consequentialist ethics, deontological ethics, /5(46).

This page contains a list of the best introductory books on ethics. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on ethics. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about ethics.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for. In all probability probably the most accessible, smart, and fairly priced introduction to ethical precept and moral reasoning.

Beginning Ethics gives school college students with the theoretical and logical tools they need to navigate the ethical quandaries of their each day lives.

About the Book. The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, the goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today/5(2).

Ethics is a term. Many people think ethics has to do with a set of social conventions or a religious decree. In professional philosophy we do not typically consider this to be the definition of ethics. Philosophical ethics could be called the study of what is good and bad.

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Nature of Philosophy. Origins of Philosophy; What is Philosophy. Introduction to the Book Moral philosophy or ethics (I am here using these terms as broadly synonymous in spite of distinctions between these terms that are sometimes made) is that branch of philosophy which is concerned with the critical examination of these kinds of questions, along with the implicit assumptions and theoretical Author: George Matthews.

Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. Unfortunately, I have not taught an ethics course in a decade; I have not kept up with developments in terms of available texts, but there are a few books that I think might be appropriate: The Elements of Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels and St.

Get this from a library. An introduction to philosophy and ethics. [Mel Thompson] -- This text offers students a straightforward and concise outline of the key topics and arguments in the philosophy of religion and ethics.

With selected quotations from classic texts and clear. (shelved 1 time as ethics-philosophy) avg rating — 35, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Define the terms ethics and morals and discuss philosophical uses of these terms. Discuss systems of moral reasoning as they have been used throughout history.

Evaluate a variety of ethical theories and approaches to use in personal and professional relationships. OBJECTIVES Introduction to Ethics Karen L. Rich. Modern living is an ethical minefield. How should we behave in private and in public, what are our duties to others.

How do these things change in a world where we run up against people with very different answers to our own. We have a very extensive range of interviews with some of the world's most eminent philosophers discussing books on these knotty problems of.

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We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers. A recent return of virtue ethics since the 's has created a surfeit of apologists for this once-overlooked branch of ethics and given rise to the doctrine of Neo-Aristotelian and Neo-Socratic ethics.

Consequentialism. Consequentialism, as the name suggests, encourages actions based solely upon the consequences of the actions. The most comprehensive ethics anthology, essentially three books in one volume: history of ethics, modern ethical theory, and contemporary moral issues A Concise Introduction to Ethics Retail Price to Students.

philosophy of science and philosophy of mind, areas where philosophy has shown dramatic recent progress. This text concludes with four chapters on ethics, broadly construed.

I cover traditional theories of right action in the third of these. Students are first invited first to think about what is good forFile Size: KB. Ideas of Interest from Ethics The Reading Selection from Ethics Related Ideas Topics Worth Investigating Part II.

Free Will and Determinism 7. Some Varieites of Determinism Philosophical Ethics Varieties of Determinism 8. "Positive Philosophy" by August Comte Ideas of Interest from Cours de Philosophie Positive. In this lecture and discussion session from my Spring Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we look at Aristotle's discussions of the intellect and the intellectual virtues in.

This unit provides an introduction to the study of ethics and a brief overview of some of the main branches of philosophical thought about ethics.

As well as introducing the central ideas that relate to environmental and development ethics and how these two areas of ethical study interare related, this unit shows why ethics as a discipline can.

"An Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics" offers students a straightforward and concise outline of the key topics and arguments in the philosophy of religion and ethics. With selected quotations from classic texts, annotated arguments and clear explanations of the background to each issue and theory, it covers all the core material required /5(3).

Book Description. Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy. It gets students to struggle with the big questions of morality while it also relates these questions to practical issues, especially racism, global warming, moral education, and abortion.

Introduction 1. Philosophy, Ethics and Thinking. Philosophy is hard. Part of the reason it can feel so annoying is because it seems like it should not be hard. After all, philosophy just involves thinking, and we all think — thinking is easy.

We do it without well, thinking. Yet philosophy involves not just thinking, but thinking well. An Introduction to Ethics: How do I know what is right and wrong.

One of the most practical applications for the study of Philosophy is in the field of Ethics. Definition: 'Ethics' is the systematic philosophical study of morality. But what's the difference between ethics and morality. Don't they mean the same thing. Not really. Introduction to Ethics - Pearson course.

Moral Choices Video Lecturesa companion to the bestselling ethics textbook Moral Choices by Scott Raefeatures 16 lessons, each corresponding to a chapter in the textbook. The lectures provide students with an introduction to Christian ethics and equips them to form a basis for practical, ethical decision-making in contemporary culture.

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The Dimensions of Ethics offers a concise but wide-ranging introduction to moral philosophy. In clear and engaging fashion, the author first examines the scope of ethical theory, and explores central metaethical questions such as the issue of relativism, and the relationship between morality and religion.

He then turns to an exploration of five theoretical approaches 2/5(1). An Introduction to Ethics * Wilson Jose Introduction Etymologically the term “ethics” correspond to the Greek word“ethos”whichmeanscharacter,habit,customs,ways ofbehaviour, is also called“moral philosophy”.

The word “moral” comes from Latin word “mores” which signifies customs, character, behaviour, etc. Thus ethicsFile Size: KB. To accompany 'Introduction to Philosophy', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy for Everyone'.

This course companion to the 'Introduction to Philosophy' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind/5(). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Moral of the Story, An Introduction to Ethics: Philosophy, Ethics by CTI Reviews at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be : CTI Reviews. This book examines the central questions of ethics through a study of theories of right and wrong that are found in the great ethical works of Western philosophy.

It focuses on theories that continue to have a significant presence in the field. The core chapters cover egoism, the eudaimonism of Plato and Aristotle, act and rule utilitarianism, modern natural law theory.

Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics explores many different approaches, both historical and contemporary, to understanding and justifying moral and ethical norms.

It addresses foundational questions that have exercised human minds since we first started wondering about how we should live our lives. Introduction to Philosophy by Philip A. Pecorino is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Unported License.: This text has been designated by StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the web().

StudyWeb is an internet site offering information on educational resources for students and teachers at. In this lecture from my Fall Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we discuss Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics book 3 If you'd like to support my work producing videos like this.

Whatever you teach—whether it’s Introduction to Philosophy, Contemporary Moral Problems, Logic, Critical Thinking, or a host of other courses up and down the curriculum—as the premier Higher Education Philosophy publisher, we have you covered. Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

The term ethics derives from the Ancient Greek word ἠθικός ethikos, which is derived from. – Applied ethics is popular – Virtue ethics is gaining ground • From J.

B. Schneewind, ―Modern moral philosophy,‖ ch. 12 in A Companion to Ethics, Peter Singer, ed. ISBN: 9 Philosophical ethics--Assumptions • Assumes that humans are basically good, and can be more ethical.Philosophy is about, or at least what people THINK it's about.

What we can glean from these definitions is that Philosophy is a kind of conversation about important questions, much of which is focused on human existence.

But more specifically, we can divide Philosophy into major groups of questions that we can call the "sub-disciplines" of File Size: KB.An Introduction to Ethics - by John Deigh March We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our : John Deigh.