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The Elements of Moral Philosophy

By Stuart Rachels,James Rachels

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| Paperback | 9780073125473

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Firmly established as the standard text for undergraduate courses in ethics, this concise, lively book combines clear explanations of the main theories of ethics with discussions of interesting examples. Topics covered include famine relief, euthanas Continue

Firmly established as the standard text for undergraduate courses in ethics, this concise, lively book combines clear explanations of the main theories of ethics with discussions of interesting examples. Topics covered include famine relief, euthanasia, homosexuality, and the treatment of animals. The text's versatility allows it to be widely used not only in ethical theory courses, but also in applied ethics courses of all kinds.

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    A good summary of moral philosophy. Rachels has an obvious bias towards consequentialism, but if you keep that in mind, it's a good basic overview.

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    Jennifer Gearing said on Nov 16, 2008 | Add your feedback

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    A good summary of moral philosophy. Rachels has an obvious bias towards consequentialism, but if you keep that in mind, it's a good basic overview.

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    Ariella Drake said on Jun 29, 2008 | Add your feedback

Book Details

  • Rating:
    (5)
    • 4 stars
  • English Books
  • Paperback 240 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0073125474
  • ISBN-13: 9780073125473
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publish date: 2006-06-01
  • Dimensions: 64 mm x 883 mm x 1,354 mm
  • Also available as: Hardcover , Boxset
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