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Ethics: Theory and Practice
With a clear presentation, Ethics: Theory and Practice educates readers about ethical theory and has them apply what they learn to specific classic and contemporary moral problems (lying, cheating, establishing ethical business practices, honoring ethical obligations in medicine, etc.).
Jacques P. Thiroux first wrote this text 1977 in order to educate readers about ethical...more
Paperback, 526 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Prentice Hall
(first published December 31st 1990)
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There are two things to consider with a textbook of this sort: how thoroughly does it cover the material, and how well does it manage to communicate that material to the reader. This book succeeds gloriously on both counts. Obviously, if the subject of Philosophy in general and Ethics in particular don't interest you, you won't enjoy this book. But if you have an interest in the subject, and need a basic intro to it, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better one.