The Elements of Moral Philosophy with Dictionary of Philosophical Terms
Firmly established as the standard text for undergraduate courses in ethics, this concise, lively book combines clear explanations of the main theories of ethics with discussions of interesting examples. Topics covered include famine relief, homosexuality and the treatment of animals. The text's versatility allows it to be widely used not only in ethical theory courses, but also in applied ethics courses of all kinds. - New coverage of absolute moral rules and indirect utilitarianism. - A new section further elaborates what a satisfactory moral theory would be like. - Important current issues such as abortion, euthanasia, the treatment of non-human animals, and famine relief are discussed in depth to illustrate the theories, and to reveal their implications.
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