Moral Issues in Philosophy

by Usaf Philosophy

Publisher: Kendall Hunt Pub Co

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  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics (General)
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Open LibraryOL8225511M
ISBN 100840388624
ISBN 109780840388629

Raymond Boisvert explores prominent ethical facets of Frankenstein. Sir Walter Scott wrote one of the few favorable reviews of Frankenstein. He described the story as “philosophical and refined.” Following Scott, we can examine Mary Shelley’s novel for the ways it intersects with philosophical.   What I aim to do is to take a fresh look at one of the main traditions in American philosophy for insight and illumination on a way of dealing with some of the most serious issues of our time. But before I turn to that, my main theme, I want to pursue for a bit some variations on another, the cultural relevance of philosophy, for, as I view the Cited by: 1. It is organized by book and lesson. Life Philosophy & Moral Issues, Teacher's Resource by General Conference Education Department This item is not available via the web site. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values is a book by Sam Harris, in which the author promotes a science of morality and argues that many thinkers have long confused the relationship between morality, facts, and science. He aims to carve a third path between secularists who say morality is subjective (e.g. moral relativists), and religionists who say that morality is Author: Sam Harris.

  Immanuel Kant () is generally considered to be one of the most profound and original philosophers who ever lived. He is equally well known for his metaphysics–the subject of his "Critique of Pure Reason"—and for the moral philosophy set out in his "Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals" and "Critique of Practical Reason" (although "Groundwork" is the far easier of the two to Author: Emrys Westacott. “Morality for Humans is an original work of philosophy, soundly researched and clearly argued. Johnson effectively critiques our traditional views of morality and moral reasoning as seriously flawed because they rely on faulty and outdated views of human nature, moral psychology, and reasoning. 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). Explore our list of Ethics & Moral Philosophy Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. international law and relations, the role of the nation, and issues of violence View Product Publish your book with B&N.

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He explores questions of how we should live and by what values in books spanning across multiple genres. MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS. MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS. In early modern Europe "moral philosophy" often referred to the systematic study of the human world, as distinguished from "natural philosophy," the systematic study of the natural world.

During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries moral philosophy in this broad sense was gradually split up into separate disciplines: politics. The second half of the book is devoted to moral issues to which the theories apply, for example, feminism, crime and punishment, racism, and war.

In the theoretical chapters, Barcalow does an excellent job of both introducing the perspectives and ideas that motivate the theories; but he also takes them to Moral Issues in Philosophy book.

Another branch of moral philosophy is normative ethics. It answers the question of what we ought to do. Normative ethics focuses on providing a framework for deciding what is right and wrong. Three common frameworks are deontology, utilitarianism, and virtue ethics.

The last branch is applied ethics. It addresses specific, practical issues of. Free PDF Moral Philosophy: Theories and Issues 4th edition. What sort of publication Moral Philosophy: Theories And Issues 4th Edition you will favor to.

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Yes, all the big names are here -- Kant, Hegel, Leibnitz & Hume -- entire sections devoted to each. The approach taken in this text, while specific to the AQA philosophy and OCR religious programs, would work quite well with lower level/introductory ethics students, who have no background in philosophy.

However, the book covers only 4 major ethical theories: utilitarianism, deontology, virtue theory and natural law theory. So, it misses /5(4). This is an ethics text that devotes half of its attention to moral theories, and half to contemporary moral issues.

Written with the beginning student in mind, it provides an understandable introduction to the full range of moral theories, as well as providing some coverage of Eastern thought/5. The philosopher tells us about some of those who've looked for answers, from Plato to Primo Levi.

He picks the best books on moral philosophy. Moral Issues in Philosophy book You have chosen mostly non-philosophical books. I teach philosophy, especially ethics. This could be a list of books by the great philosophers, but only one of them fits that description. Thus while Skepticism may threaten Moral Philosophy at the height of abstract thought, it has trouble following it down into “the reasonings of common life,” where it is thought to be most useful.

The Problem of Relativism. Relativism may be defined as the position that knowledge, specifically moral knowledge, is relative to either cultural. Ethics, Left and Right: The Moral Issues That Divide Us.

Oxford University Press, College Ethics: A Reader on Moral Issues That Affect You. Oxford University Press, Second Edition: For some thoughts about this project, please see my post at Daily Nous. You can find a review of the book here.

Moral philosophy is the branch of learning that deals with the nature of morality and the theories that are used to arrive at decisions about what one ought to do and why.

Much has been written about moral philosophy and the theories that support ethical decisions. One of the best, brief explanations of moral theories is found in Rachels and Rachels (). Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Moral Philosophy: Theory and Issues () by Barcalow, Emmett/5(9).

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Shop Philosophy Ethics Moral Philosophy books at Alibris. In some thinkers, ethics is a philosophy derived from ontology (Plato, Sartre), in others derived from politics (Aristotle).

Some even reverse the theoretical/practical relationship: moral philosophy is the first philosophy (Levinas), it is from it that the other branches of philosophy must flow. The origin of morality. This core text in ethics devotes the first half of its exposition to moral theory and the second half to contemporary moral issues.

Designed for the beginning student who may have little or no background in philosophy, it presents material in an accessible way, providing readers with a relevant introduction to the range of theory and issues that concern moral philosophers.4/5(1).

'Moral and Political Philosophy is an excellent introductory text that will engage students in a refreshing way to a wide range of important topics.' - Thom Brooks, University of Newcastle, UK 'Paul Smith's excellent book offers concise but penetrating discussions of some of the central issues in moral and political philosophy.

Introduction. Moral philosophy: Theories and issues is the book written by Emmett Barcalow. It is the third edition of this book. It shows the need and importance of moral teaching in this modern is committed to providing innovations teaching solutions to help students make philosophical understanding and inquiry a lifelong endeavour.

Many students think that having an. Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction is a compact yet comprehensive book offering an explication and critique of the major theories that have shaped philosophical ethics.

Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality.

DeNicola traces our various attempts to ground morality: in nature, in religion, in. Moral issues can effect the workplace. Discrimination, side deals, gross negligence, and stealing from a partner are some moral dilemmas that people may face in a business setting.

James Fieser is professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee at received his B.A. from Berea College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Purdue University. He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

He is author, coauthor or editor of more than ten text books. Fieser is also known for being the guitarist in the hit band Oxford Street Era: Contemporary philosophy. Reviews "Disputed Moral Issues includes the usual suspects (e.g., abortion, the death penalty, etc.), but also addresses some less widely incorporated ones including immigration, hate speech, ethics of prima facie duties, and perfectionism.

Timmons writes with a precision and formalistic clarity that is unique among ethics readers. The Moral Theory Primer is quite well done."--David Burris. The only contemporary moral problems text to focus directly on the ethics of current, divisive political issues, Ethics, Left and Right features newly commissioned essays on twenty contentious debates, written expressly with undergraduate students in mind.

It offers two position pieces on each issue--one left-leaning, one right--followed by a reply from each author, giving you and your. Groundbreaking essays and commentaries on the ways that recent findings in psychology and neuroscience illuminate virtue and character and related issues in philosophy.

Philosophers have discussed virtue and character since Socrates, but many traditional views have been challenged by recent findings in psychology and neuroscience. This fifth volume of Moral Psychology grows out of.

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Ethics and the Challenge to Moral Philosophy E thical discourse is so fashionable these days that people tend to for­ get how much it owes to moral philosophy for its main concepts, claims, and topics.

This book therefore serves as a reminder that without moral philosophy, there is no such a thing as ethical deliberation and that withoutFile Size: KB. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: pt. 1 Ethical theory --Conventional morality --The myth of the cave / Plato --A defense of cultural relativism / William Graham Sumner --A critique of cultural relativism / Carl Wellman --Man's self-interested nature / Thomas Hobbes --Moral development: a modern statement of the platonic view.

With its engaging style and focus on case studies, it can also profitably be read in a single afternoon by anyone eager to learn more about moral philosophy. Jeske states a variety of different goals for the book: To "enliven and make accessible issues in moral philosophy" (x).This book not only debunks many common myths about morality, but it introduces rational moral thinking and a philosophical understanding of moral reasoning.

If we want to know what really matters in the world, if abortion should be legal, or if homosexuality is wrong, we should study moral philosophy and learn to think like a moral philosopher.Moral Philosophy: Theories and Issues by Emmett Barcalow and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at