How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. The major issues in contemporary moral theory, including discussion of classical as well as contemporary renditions of ethical problems are covered in-depth by.

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John Mizzoni – – Wiley-Blackwell. Pojman actually aims to present a neutral ethic. Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right.

Schwartz – – Journal of Business Ethics 59 Scott – – Nursing Ethics 5 6: All the theories were thoroughly explained and illustrated with a lot of relatable and interesting examples from history, literature and everyday life.

The text even-handedly raises critical questions and fosters independent thinking within a rigorous presentation that draws numerous examples from both classical and contemporary sources.

He claims that all he is saying by calling himself a naturalist is that he is taking a functional approach to ethics, but he is not advancing metaphysical naturalism. Brad rated it liked it Jan 08, The value of pleasure. Table of contents Preface. Why does society need louls rules?


I haven’t read many textbooks since finishing grad school over a decade ago.

Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics : Discovering Right and Wrong

Analyzing Politics Ellen Grigsby. Required for my ethics class at Darton College: Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

History of Western Philosophy. Brian Dichter rated it really liked it May 13, Other editions – View all Ethics: Pojman has a definite opinion, though, and he doesn’t shy away from promoting it. Excellent treatment of ethics covering different schools of thought.

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Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ethical Absolutism and Education. He does give a nod towards the theist, maintaining that perhaps there are morally relevant advantages to disccovering. Sally Bibb – – Wiley. I gave this book 5 stars because it achieves what it sets out to achieve better than any other book that purports to do the same – provide an introduction to ethics.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Katelyn Shaver rated it really liked it May 29, It’s a textbook, so it’s very textbook-ish. Patrick Hannon – Rght Logic and Mathematics. I have to say that I agree that it is an excellent book. It provides a nice overview of the field and is a great starting point in ethics research.


If Pojman read the many articles he selected to be part of his anthologies, this would then put him in a good position to write an introduction to the subject.

Other formulations of the categorical imperative. Philip Pettit – – Analysis 66 3: Domains of ethical assessment.

Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. Pojman

Discovering Right dlscovering Wrong Louis P. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles.

Charles Fried – – Harvard University Press. Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Wrkng which both theist and secularist could join hands in holding. Naturalism and the fact-value problem. I read this one, however, because a friend recommended it as a better than average book on the philosophy of ethics.

Everett – – Journal of Business Ethics 76 3: