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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Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right. Jan 08, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: Annas – – Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 4 2: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Lori Chatwin rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Noriaki Iwasa – – Journal of Dharma 35 2: He doesn’t hesitate to offer his own opinions clearly labeled as his own or to admit when he hasn’t been able to formulate a strong position on a difficult issue.


But, that’s my inference, not Pojman’s. Shafer-Landau points out that there are metaphysical naturalists who are non-reductionists about moral principles, and so this point in Pojman’s argument needs a bit of cleaning up.

This naturalism adds a teleological aspect to his morality – to which an argument can be given fits best within a theistic worldview think Plantinga wromg proper function epistemology. Later, at the University of Mississippi, louiz served for three years as Chair of the Department of Dizcovering and Religion.

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Pojman says that his position is naturalistic, he says that what makes his position “naturalistic,” is that “moral properties supervene on natural ones. Written with Pojman’s hallmark fight, conversational manner with strong supporting pedagogy, this book challenges students to develop their own moral theories and to reason through ethical problems for themselves. Throughout the text, the author instructs readers to think out solutions to problems by illustrating and presenting both or various sides of a theory and stresses ethivs application of ethical theory as a necessity.

Sep 25, Russell rated it really liked it. Jan-Matthias rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Anders Bostrom rated it rigth was amazing Sep 13, Patrick Hannon – Pojman covers much ground in his little book.

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Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

He is founder and general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website louos What’s the Point of a Business Ethics Course? This magnanimity is one of the book’s strengths.

Does religion enhance the moral life? A painful read, but mostly because I can’t understand almost half the things discussed in it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Naturalism and the fact-value problem.

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Why does society need moral rules? He received an M.

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Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Arguments against ethical egoism. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles.