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Basic Ethics

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A core text for undergraduate courses in Ethical Theory or a supplement for Applied Ethics courses. This text examines major moral theories from the worldview perspective, teaching students the major tenets of the principal moral theories, and the controversies that surround them, as well as offering suggestions on choosing and applying an ethical theory. "
Paperback, Second Edition, 212 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Prentice Hall (first published 2000)
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Austin
May 11, 2008 Austin rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Horrible. Too many logical flaws to count and poor, roundabout (and not to mention, in places, incorrect) lessons in ethical thought. I can't believe Prentice Hall published this author.
Michelle T.
Apr 05, 2014 Michelle T. rated it liked it
I guess is because is a school book is not one of my favorites. It does have its interesting parts of showing the different theories of ethics...
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Jul 05, 2014 Sofia Galvez rated it did not like it
Shelves: social-science, 2014
School book that I had to read and did not enjoy. I really didn't learn anything from it.
Tim
Aug 28, 2013 Tim rated it it was ok
Poor book. I was surprised that the stupid phrase "could care less," was used.
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Michael Boylan (Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Chicago: M.A. English Literature, University of Chicago) is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Marymount University. Boylan is the author of 26 books and over 120 Scholarly and popular articles on topics ranging from Philosophy to Literature.

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