Living Philosophy: An Introduction to Moral Thought

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Philosophy - 354 pages
This revised and updated edition incorporates several brand new case studies and discussion points, introduces central questions in ethical theory to the student and assumes no previous knowledge of philosophy. Topics raised include environmental ethics, bioethics and the human genome.
 

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Contents

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow 146
3
The scope of ethics
19
Love thy neighbour?
41
Censorship
56
Jainism 187223
65
Jeremiah
75
Judaism 223
81
Why be moral?
89
Marks Gospel 43
172
SECTION 3
183
Matthews Gospel 34 75
197
Mein Kampf 57
205
Eastern religions and cultural relativism
206
Ethics and politics
225
Environmental ethics and bioethics
255
Ethics and education
279

Kant
99
Mill and Utilitarianism
118
justice 29 32 70 Mill on 123
123
Existentialism
137
Language Truth and Logic 55
153
Free will and determinism
161
Moral maturity
301
the philosophy of experience
316
Notes
343
Index of subjects
351
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