Today's Moral Issues: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives
McGraw Hill, 2001 - Applied ethics - 605 pages
Designed for contemporary moral problems courses, Bonevac's Today's Moral Issues is unique in providing theoretical readings related to the contemporary issues readings that follow; students connect theory and practice, thereby making the theory interesting and relevant. In addition to providing readings on contemporary topics, the book lends historical perspective to current moral issues with its unique inclusion of classic selections by philosophers such as Aristotle, Mill, Kant, and Locke.
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INTRODUCTION MORAL ARGUMENTS AND MORAL RELATIVISM l
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