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ISBN-10 0205853846ISBN-13 9780205853847
ISBN-10 0205526217ISBN-13 9780205526215
Author(s): Steven Scalet; John Arthur
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 672

Morality and Moral Controversies provides students with the tools to understand the philosophical ideas that are shaping our world today.

This comprehensive anthology includes classic and contemporary readings in moral theory and the most current applied ethics debates emphasizing international concerns. Through analyzing these readings such as Supreme Court decisions, students will grasp the scope of various philosophical discussions Supreme Court justices must have. Morality and Moral Controversies challenges readers to critically assess leading controversies in moral, social, and political philosophy.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand philosophical ideas that are shaping our world today.

  • Confront conflicts faced when given the choice of morality.

  • Apply various philosophical ideas to politics, religion, economics, relationships, and medicine.

  • Discuss basic philosophical arguments.