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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Ethics was his specialty he did his Ph. Jan 08, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book discoverinv to help you find your new favourite book.

Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. Pojman

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. This magnanimity is one of the book’s strengths.

Other formulations of the categorical imperative. Not only for the information conveyed to the reader, but for the high potential it has to spark numerous personal both inter- and intra-or classroom, discussion.


This was a great introductory text.

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Ethical Absolutism and Education. I have to say that I agree that it is an excellent book. Pojman has a definite opinion, though, and he doesn’t shy away from promoting it. I gave this book 5 stars because it achieves what it sets out to achieve better than any other book that purports to do the same – provide an introduction to ethics.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It’s a textbook, so it’s very textbook-ish. Duska – – Business Ethics Quarterly 1 4: But I like how the author gives lots of “exercise questions” lol for students to answer.

Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

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Taylor Brown rated it it was ok Nov 04, Request removal from index. Want to Read saving…. The book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and self-interest.

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Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

Dec 09, Daniel rated it it was amazing. He does give a nod towards the theist, maintaining that perhaps there are morally relevant advantages to theism. Analyzing Politics Ellen Grigsby. John rated it really liked it Jan 18, Aug 30, Maryam rated it ethcs it. Sep discoverin, Rargen rated it liked it. Not only does he discuss many major ethical theories, viz. Sign in Create an account. Brian rated it liked it Apr 13, But he doesn’t stop here.

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