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by Noel Stewart

Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Author: Noel Stewart
ISBN: 0745640680
ISBN13: 978-0745640686
Language: English
Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (January 27, 2009)
Pages: 200
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Throughout the book moral arguments are broken down into their component parts and explained in clear and simple stages so that readers not previously familiar with philosophical reasoning are aware at all times of where they are in the debate, and where the strengths and weaknesses lie in each position.

Noel Stewart presents us with a long-awaited undergraduate textthat combines normative ethics, practical (or applied) ethics, andmetaethics. This excellently written book can be used for asophisticated one-semester ethics course or for two separatecourses, one combining normative and practical or combiningnormative and metaethics. All in all, thetext provides a lucid introduction to the themes and issues acrossthe spectrum of ethics. Sherrill Begres, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Ethics: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy. Section one. Normative ethics. Chapter 1. Utilitarianism. Chapter 2. Deontological Theories. a) Kant's Moral Theory. b) Divine Command Theory.

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Understanding Ethics introduces the frameworks of moral philosophy to analyse contemporary moral issues and perennial human dilemmas

Understanding Ethics introduces the frameworks of moral philosophy to analyse contemporary moral issues and perennial human dilemmas. Noel Preston outlines his own model for decision-making based on the idea of responsibility, and finishes with a challenging chapter, "Cultivating an Ethical Life". Regardless of your stage of life, this is thinking which equips you to make challenging decisions, now and in the unforeseeable future.

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This book provides a much-needed, straightforward introduction tomoral philosophy. It will particularly benefit students followingcourses containing an ethics module, including philosophy from ASlevel onwards, religious studies, law and medicine, but it has alsobeen written for any reader puzzled by moral disputes and dilemmas.

Written in an easy and approachable style and packed with livelyexamples from everyday life, the first section of the book clearlyexplains and assesses the arguments for and against the rival moraltheories of utilitarianism, Kantianism, Divine Command Theory andvirtue ethics. The second section develops this by analysing theconflicting advice each moral theory gives regarding fourcontroversial areas of life, namely euthanasia, abortion, animalrights and the environment. The final section concludes with anaccount of the vital debate concerning whether the differencebetween right and wrong is an objective fact discovered by us, likegravity, or is instead a human creation and invented by us, liketax laws.

Throughout the book moral arguments are broken down into theircomponent parts and explained in clear and simple stages so thatreaders not previously familiar with philosophical reasoning areaware at all times of where they are in the debate, and where thestrengths and weaknesses lie in each position. As such, it is anideal introduction to critical thinking as well as to moralphilosophy.

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