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Books in the Library
Doing Ethics by
Doing Ethics teaches moral decision making as an active process, giving students the theoretical and logical tools required to do ethics.
Ethics into Action by
Singer, one of the world's most influential living philosophers, reveals how Henry Spira influenced major corporations by simultaneously applying targeted pressures and removing existing obstacles to achieve his ethical goals. As people all over the world continues to struggle for justice, Spira's method of effecting change serves as a proven model for activists fighting across a wide range of causes.
Ethics in the Real World by
Provocative and original, these essays will challenge―and possibly change―your beliefs about a wide range of real-world ethical questions.
Ethics: the Key Thinkers by
This title surveys the history of Western moral philosophy, guiding students through the work and ideas of the field's most important figures, from Plato to MacIntyre. With entries written by leading contemporary scholars, the book covers the following thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, The Stoics, Thomas Aquinas, Karl Marx, J.S. Mill, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Alasdair MacIntyre. The book explores the contribution of each thinker in turn, narrating how they have changed the shape of ethical theory as a whole. The book also includes guides to the latest reading on each thinker.
Ethics Law and Society by
This collection addresses issues arising in biomedical and medical ethics ranging from assisted reproductive technologies to the role of clinical ethics committees. It examines broader societal issues with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment and also focuses on issues of human rights in current global contexts.
A Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy by
Brent Adkins traces the history of ethics and morality by examining six thinkers: Aristotle, Spinoza, Kant, Mill, Nietzsche and Levinas. The book is divided into 3 sections – Ethics, Morality and Beyond. Two thinkers are paired in each section to show you how the important questions of moral philosophy have been answered so that you might better answer them for yourself. You'll learn what the philosophers actually said about how to live the best kind of life and, more importantly, why.