The Fundamentals of Ethics

The Fundamentals of Ethics
Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-06-21
ISBN 10: 9780190631390
ISBN 13: 0190631392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fundamentals of Ethics Book Review:

In The Fundamentals of Ethics, Fourth Edition, author Russ Shafer-Landau employs a uniquely engaging writing style to introduce students to the essential ideas of moral philosophy. Offering more comprehensive coverage of the good life, normative ethics, and metaethics than any other text of its kind, this book also addresses issues that are often omitted from other texts, such as the doctrine of doing and allowing, the doctrine of double effect, ethical particularism, the desire-satisfaction theory of well-being, moral error theory, and Ross's theory of prima facie duties. Shafer-Landau carefully reconstructs and analyzes dozens of arguments in depth, at a level that is understandable to students with no prior philosophical background. Ideal for courses in introductory ethics and contemporary moral problems, this book can be used as a stand-alone text or with the author's companion reader, The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems, Fourth Edition.

Fundamentals of Ethics

Fundamentals of Ethics
Author: John Finnis
Publsiher: Georgetown University Press
Total Pages: 163
Release: 1983
ISBN 10: 9780878404087
ISBN 13: 0878404082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Ethics Book Review:

Are we entitled to be confident that our moral judgements can be objective? Can they express insights into aspects of reality, rather than mere feelings, tastes, desires, decisions, upbringing, or conventions? Why must we consider some of our choices to be free, and how do our free choices matter? How far should our moral judgements be based on assessments of expected consequences? Can utilitarianism, and other consequentialist or proportionalist theories, be anything more than the rationalization of positions taken on other grounds? The main theme of this book is the challenge to ethics from philosophical scepticism and from contemporary forms of consequentialism. But in seeking to meet this challenge, the book develops a sustained philosophical argument about many of the central questions of ethics. It reviews classical positions, and challenges some long-influential interpretations of those positions. It also reviews and participates in some recent developments and controversies in Anglo-American ethical theory. The activity of ethical theorizing itself is shown to be a matter of free and intelligent decision, in pursuit of intelligible good; it thus provides a test-case for any ethical theory.

Fundamentals of Ethics

Fundamentals of Ethics
Author: Jovito V. Cariño
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9789719810179
ISBN 13: 9719810173
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Concise Introduction to Ethics

A Concise Introduction to Ethics
Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-07-08
ISBN 10: 9780190058173
ISBN 13: 019005817X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Concise Introduction to Ethics Book Review:

A Concise Introduction to Ethics offers a condensed and exceptionally well-written introduction to the essential moral theories. Based on Russ Shafer-Landau's best-selling primer on ethical theory, The Fundamentals of Ethics, this briefer volume retains the longer one's content advantage over competing books by addressing issues that other texts omit, including the good life (value theory), natural law, and prima facie duties. It also incorporates discussion questions and case studies at the end of each chapter, giving students the opportunity to apply ethical theories to real-world moral problems. A perfect companion to Shafer-Landau's anthology, The Ethical Life, this volume's compact size and low price make A Concise Introduction to Ethics an ideal complement to any course where it is important that students understand moral theories.

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy
Author: George Matthews,Christina Hendricks
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9781989014080
ISBN 13: 1989014089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Living Ethics

Living Ethics
Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9780190272197
ISBN 13: 0190272198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Living Ethics Book Review:

Living Ethics is an ideal all-in-one resource for courses in introduction to ethics and contemporary moral problems. In this hybrid textbook/reader, moral theory and contemporary moral issues are brought to life with a comprehensive and balanced set of readings, uniquely engaging explanations,and clear analysis of arguments.

Ethics

Ethics
Author: Julia Driver
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-05-20
ISBN 10: 1118697278
ISBN 13: 9781118697276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ethics Book Review:

Ethics: The Fundamentals explores core ideas and argumentsin moral theory by introducing students to different philosophicalapproaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, Kantian ethics,divine command theory, and feminist ethics. The first volume in the new Fundamentals of Philosophyseries. Presents lively, real-world examples and thoughtful discussionof key moral philosophers and their ideas. Constitutes an excellent resource for readers coming to thesubject of ethics for the first time.

Fundamentals of Business (black and White)

Fundamentals of Business (black and White)
Author: Stephen J. Skripak
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2016-07-29
ISBN 10: 9780997920116
ISBN 13: 0997920114
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Business (black and White) Book Review:

(Black & White version) Fundamentals of Business was created for Virginia Tech's MGT 1104 Foundations of Business through a collaboration between the Pamplin College of Business and Virginia Tech Libraries. This book is freely available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/70961 It is licensed with a Creative Commons-NonCommercial ShareAlike 3.0 license.

The Ethical Life

The Ethical Life
Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2010
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: NWU:35556039799333
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ethical Life Book Review:

Brief yet thorough and affordably priced, The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems is ideal for courses in introductory ethics and contemporary moral problems. Featuring thirty-nine readings divided into four parts--Value Theory, Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Moral Problems--it introduces students to ethical theory and a wide range of moral issues. The essays include selections from such historically influential philosophers as Aristotle, Hume, Kant, and Mill alongside work by contemporary philosophers like Philippa Foot, Robert Nozick, Peter Singer, and Judith Jarvis Thomson. Detailed section and reading introductions provide helpful contextual information. Designed as a companion reader to Russ Shafer-Landau's textbook, The Fundamentals of Ethics, The Ethical Life is also comprehensive enough to be used on its own. The book is enhanced by an Instructor's Manual and Testbank on CD and a Companion Website for students and instructors.

Care in Healthcare

Care in Healthcare
Author: Franziska Krause,Joachim Boldt
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2017-10-24
ISBN 10: 3319612913
ISBN 13: 9783319612911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Care in Healthcare Book Review:

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book examines the concept of care and care practices in healthcare from the interdisciplinary perspectives of continental philosophy, care ethics, the social sciences, and anthropology. Areas addressed include dementia care, midwifery, diabetes care, psychiatry, and reproductive medicine. Special attention is paid to ambivalences and tensions within both the concept of care and care practices. Contributions in the first section of the book explore phenomenological and hermeneutic approaches to care and reveal historical precursors to care ethics. Empirical case studies and reflections on care in institutionalised and standardised settings form the second section of the book. The concluding chapter, jointly written by many of the contributors, points at recurring challenges of understanding and practicing care that open up the field for further research and discussion. This collection will be of great value to scholars and practitioners of medicine, ethics, philosophy, social science and history.

Whatever Happened to Good and Evil?

Whatever Happened to Good and Evil?
Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780195168730
ISBN 13: 0195168739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? Book Review:

This is a brief introduction to ethics, with a point of view. The book addresses "meta-ethical" questions that go beyond what most introductory ethics books address, which are "normative" theories (egoism, utilitarianism, etc.) and "applied" ethics (abortion, capital punishment, etc.).

Business Ethics

Business Ethics
Author: Stephen M. Byars,Kurt Stanberry
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-09-24
ISBN 10: 9781947172562
ISBN 13: 1947172565
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fundamentals of Philosophy

Fundamentals of Philosophy
Author: John Shand
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2004-03-01
ISBN 10: 1134588313
ISBN 13: 9781134588312
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Philosophy Book Review:

Fundamentals of Philosophy is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to philosophy. Based on the well-known series of the same name, this textbook brings together specially commissioned articles by leading philosophers of philosophy's key topics. Each chapter provides an authoritative overview of topics commonly taught at undergraduate level, focusing on the major issues that typically arise when studying the subject. Discussions are up to date and written in an engaging manner so as to provide students with the core building blocks of their degree course. Fundamentals of Philosophy is an ideal starting point for those coming to philosophy for the first time and will be a useful complement to the primary texts studied at undergraduate level. Ideally suited to novice philosophy students, it will also be of interest to those in related subjects across the humanities and social sciences.

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
Author: Jeremy Bentham
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1823
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OXFORD:300150508
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Theory of Justice

A Theory of Justice
Author: John RAWLS
Publsiher: Harvard University Press
Total Pages: 623
Release: 2009-06-30
ISBN 10: 0674042603
ISBN 13: 9780674042605
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Theory of Justice Book Review:

Though the revised edition of A Theory of Justice, published in 1999, is the definitive statement of Rawls's view, so much of the extensive literature on Rawls's theory refers to the first edition. This reissue makes the first edition once again available for scholars and serious students of Rawls's work.

Key Concepts in Curriculum Studies

Key Concepts in Curriculum Studies
Author: Judy Wearing,Marcea Ingersoll,Christopher DeLuca,Benjamin Bolden,Holly Ogden,Theodore Michael Christou
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2019-07-16
ISBN 10: 1351167065
ISBN 13: 9781351167062
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Key Concepts in Curriculum Studies Book Review:

Offering an accessible entry into curriculum theory, this book defines and contextualizes key concepts for novice and experienced students. Leading scholars in curriculum studies provide short anchor texts that introduce, define, and situate contemporary curriculum theory constructs. Each anchor text is followed by two concise, creative keyword responses that demonstrate varied perspectives and connections, allowing readers to reflect on and engage with the personal relevance of these fundamental concepts. Useful to instructors and scholars alike, this book explains keyword writing as a teaching and learning strategy and invites readers to enter the complicated conversations of contemporary curriculum theory through their own creative, personal responses. Featuring wide-ranging, nuanced, and varied commentary on major relevant themes, as well as discussion questions for students, this book is an essential text for doctoral and masters-level courses in curriculum studies.

Ethics in Information Technology

Ethics in Information Technology
Author: George Reynolds
Publsiher: Nelson Education
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-10-28
ISBN 10: 1133710964
ISBN 13: 9781133710967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ethics in Information Technology Book Review:

Give your students a strong understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology with Reynolds’ ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 4E. The latest edition of this dynamic text provides the most up-to-date, thorough coverage of newsworthy technology developments and their impact on business today. Students examine issues surrounding professional codes of ethics, file sharing, and infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations. This book offers an excellent foundation in ethical decision-making for current and future business managers and IT professionals. Unlike typical introductory Information Systems books that provide only one chapter for ethics and IT and cannot cover the full scope of IT-related ethical issues, ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 4E provides thorough coverage focused on preparing the individuals who are primarily responsible for addressing ethical issues in today’s workplace. Future business managers and IT professionals learn how to examine the various ethical situations that typically arise in IT and gain experience from the book’s practical advice for addressing the issues. Up-to-the-minute business vignettes and thought-provoking questions challenge students’ knowledge; while features focused on decision making, such as this edition’s updated Manager’s Checklists, provide brief, critical points to consider in making key business decisions. Trust ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 4E to equip your business decision makers with the understanding of ethics and IT needed for ongoing business success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Leviathan

Leviathan
Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1676
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: BSB:BSB10007897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Little Book of Restorative Justice

The Little Book of Restorative Justice
Author: Howard Zehr
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2015-01-27
ISBN 10: 1680990446
ISBN 13: 9781680990447
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Little Book of Restorative Justice Book Review:

Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold more than 110,000 copies.) Restorative Justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is a worldwide movement of growing influence that is helping victims and communities heal, while holding criminals accountable for their actions. This is not soft-on-crime, feel-good philosophy, but rather a concrete effort to bring justice and healing to everyone involved in a crime. In The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Zehr first explores how restorative justice is different from criminal justice. Then, before letting those appealing observations drift out of reach into theoretical space, Zehr presents Restorative Justice practices. Zehr undertakes a massive and complex subject and puts it in graspable from, without reducing or trivializing it. This resource is also suitable for academic classes and workshops, for conferences and trainings, as well as for the layperson interested in understanding this innovative and influential movement.

The Art of Game Design

The Art of Game Design
Author: Jesse Schell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2008-08-04
ISBN 10: 0123694965
ISBN 13: 9780123694966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Game Design Book Review:

Anyone can master the fundamentals of game design - no technological expertise is necessary. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses shows that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games, card games and athletic games also are the keys to making top-quality videogames. Good game design happens when you view your game from many different perspectives, or lenses. While touring through the unusual territory that is game design, this book gives the reader one hundred of these lenses - one hundred sets of insightful questions to ask yourself that will help make your game better. These lenses are gathered from fields as diverse as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, writing, puzzle design, and anthropology. Anyone who reads this book will be inspired to become a better game designer - and will understand how to do it.