Beginning Ethics: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy – Lewis Vaughn

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The most practical; accessible; and affordable introduction to moral reasoning and ethical theory.

Beginning Ethics: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy (ePub/PDF) provides college students with the theoretical and logical tools they need to navigate the ethical quandaries in their daily lives. Clear writing; practical pedagogy; an emphasis on critical thinking; and an affordable price make the ebook Beginning Ethics the perfect introduction to one of the most important courses in the college curriculum.

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book-author

Lewis Vaughn

publisher

W. W. Norton – Company;

file-type

PDF

pages

192 pages

language

English

asin

B00SLB5SXY

isbn10

393937909

isbn13

9780393937909

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Ch. 1 Ethics and the Moral Life —
The Ethical Landscape —
The Elements of Ethics —
The Preeminence of Reason —
The Universal Perspective —
The Principle of Impartiality —
The Dominance of Moral Norms —
Religion and Morality —
Believers Need Moral Reasoning —
When Conflicts Arise, Ethics Steps In —
Moral Philosophy Enables Productive Discourse —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 2 Relativism and Emotivism —
Subjective Relativism —
Cultural Relativism —
Emotivism —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 3 Moral Arguments —
Claims and Arguments —
Arguments Good and Bad —
Implied Premises —
Moral Statements and Arguments —
Testing Moral Premises —
Assessing Nonmoral Premises —
Avoiding Bad Arguments —
Begging the Question —
Equivocation —
Appeal to Authority —
Slippery Slope —
Appeal to Emotion —
Faulty Analogy —
Appeal to Ignorance —
Straw Man —
Appeal to the Person —
Hasty Generalization —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Argument Exercises —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 4 Moral Theories —
Theories of Right and Wrong —
Major Theories —
Consequentialist Theories —
Nonconsequentialist Theories —
Evaluating Theories —
Criterion 1 Consistency with Considered Judgments —
Criterion 2 Consistency with Our Moral Experience —
Criterion 3 Usefulness in Moral Problem Solving —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 5 Ethical Egoism —
Applying the Theory —
Evaluating the Theory —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 6 Utilitarianism —
Applying the Theory —
Evaluating the Theory —
Learning from Utilitarianism —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 7 Kantian Ethics —
Applying the Theory —
Evaluating the Theory —
Learning from Kant’s Theory —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 8 Natural Law Theory —
Applying the Theory —
Evaluating the Theory —
Learning from Natural Law —
Keyword —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 9 Social Contract Theory —
Hobbes’s Theory —
Pluses and Minuses —
Keyword —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 10 The Feminist Challenge —
Feminist Ethics —
The Ethics of Care —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 11 Virtue Ethics —
Virtue in Action —
Evaluating Virtue Ethics —
Learning from Virtue Ethics —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas —
ch. 12 A Moral Theory —
Moral Common Sense —
Building a Moral Theory —
Prima Facie Principles —
Three Rules —
Self-Evidence —
Keywords —
Exercises —
Review Questions —
Essay Questions —
Ethical Dilemmas.

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