Louis P. He received an M. He received his D. Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles.
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Louis P. He received an M. He received his D. Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles. Louis Pojman passed away in He received his B. Pojman , James Fieser. The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy's most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P.
Written with Pojman's hallmark engaging, conversational manner with strong supporting pedagogy, this book challenges students to develop their own moral theories and to reason through ethical problems for themselves. The text even-handedly raises critical questions and fosters independent thinking within a rigorous presentation that draws numerous examples from both classical and contemporary sources.
This edition maintains the text's clarity and strengths with its non-dogmatic style and generous presentation of various positions. This revision includes more feminist and multicultural ethical perspectives.
The book clearly and logically guides your students from initial chapters that discuss general concerns about meta-ethics to presentations of major moral theories. Later chapters address special topics in personal and religious ethics as well as the most recent developments in moral theory.
Study questions for each chapter and useful bibliographies further assist students delving deeper into philosophy.
A companion website offers additional support with material on Divine Command theory and how to write ethics papers found previously as appendices in the book as well as essay questions and numerous interactive learning aids. An alternate edition of this text with key readings from Aristotle, Kant, and Mill bound into the back is also available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Ethical Relativism.
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Louis Pojman , James Fieser. Written in a conversational manner with strong learning aids and numerous classical and contemporary examples, this book teaches you how to develop your own moral theories and competently reason through ethical problems for yourself. The text even-handedly raises critical questions with its non-dogmatic style and generous presentation of various positions. This edition offers more feminist as well as multicultural ethical perspectives. Initial chapters discuss general concerns about meta-ethics before presenting major moral theories.