The Right thing to do: basic readings in moral philosophy

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Random House, Feb 1, 1989 - Philosophy - 277 pages
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This book opened up my eyes and gave me a whole new view on life. I always thoguht that I had a pretty opened perspective until I read this book. I put myself in the shoes of a person that isn't used to the customs that I am and saw what exactly they felt. How America isn't aware of how we make our native countries feel welcome. I would suggest this book to anybody that wants to be exposed to a new way of thiking. Jasmine 

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These sort of perfect-world ethicisms, as are represented by this collection of essays from academia, are exactly what plagues the study of morality. James Rachels has done the world no moral service ... Read full review

Contents

Morality and Moral Philosophy
3
Some Basic Points about Arguments
33
Cultural Relativism
51
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

James Rachels is University Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is the author of Moral Problems (1990), Created for Animals: The Moral Implications of Darwinism (1991), and The Elements of Moral Philosophy (1993).

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