How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. The major issues in contemporary moral theory, including discussion of classical as well as contemporary renditions of ethical problems are covered in-depth by.

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Stephanie rated it really liked it Jan 30, Required for my ethics class at Darton College: The problem of exceptionless rules. I have to say that I agree that it is an excellent book.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Louis Pojman passed away in Criticisms of conventional ethical relativism.

Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

Pojman, a professor of philosophy at West Point, takes the reader on a journey through the history of all of the major schools of ethical thought. Language Development Erika Hoff. Pojman covers much ground in efhics little book. Pojman No preview available – Katariina Ub rated it liked it Oct 21, Introduction to Sociology Henry Tischler.


Ultimately, Pojman argues correctly, in my opinion for the existence of objective ethics that exists without the necessity of an all powerful creator although he doesn’t exclude the possibility of a creator either.

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Aug 30, Maryam rated it liked it. I think wikipedia had more complete and concise summaries of the material, to be honest.

Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Ethics in Value Theory, Miscellaneous categorize this paper. But, wrog my inference, not Pojman’s. Criticisms of action-based ethics. Needless to say, I think this book the best introduction to the subject that I have encountered. Tarmo rated it it was ok Apr 12, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. How do you know right from wrong? It’s a textbook, srong it’s very textbook-ish.


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Criticism of the ends justifying immoral means. Not a textbook I would like to keep, unfortunately it has no sell-back value. He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website http: Is religion irrelevant or even contrary to morality?

Which, I skipped, naturally.

Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics : Discovering Right and Wrong

Find it on Scholar. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He does an excellent job of presenting all of the major opinions on each subject, even when they differ from his own.

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This magnanimity is one of the book’s strengths. Desires, Right and Wrong: