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101 Ethical Dilemmas

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 18th 2003 by Routledge (first published May 1st 2003)
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Jet
Sep 04, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Armchair philosophers
Shelves: randomfancies
I have only just picked this up and I'm hooked! This is a book that requires you to think quite a bit, so it's best read in small bites, with plenty of time to digest the ideas thrown at you. I am not done with it, which explains why I am still hesitating between a 4 and a 5 star rating.

In any case, Cohen very smartly forces the reader to apply philosophical ideas. The reader is first asked to reflect upon a particular dilemma before Cohen proceeds to explain how the dilemma can be resolved, an
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Ami Iida
Mar 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: interested in ethical
Shelves: philosophy
Mass of thought experiment
Under the 101 of the ethical issues
It wages a variety of thought experiment

once, there is model answer
But this book of gist is "able to debate with respect to its theme and people"
Holmes
Jun 14, 2013 rated it liked it
The dilemmas are sometimes thought-provoking, but the discussions do not help in resolving the conflicts. The book's author does declare that his job is not to provide answers, but I expected to get more clear explanations than hundreds of quotes from philosophers.
Liam Pike
Feb 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Great thought-stimulating content on a subject which is as perplexing and dynamic as one can be... an entertaining read encompassing many of philosophies most celebrated ideas, relating them to our world's context.
Tanita Dhiyaan
Jan 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Interesting, brain-bender stories that gives you a pretty comprehensive perspective on daily problems.
Gibb
Feb 08, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Another dip into the sea of philosophy, lots of ideas all swimming about here...
Jules G
May 21, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Entertaining little book that challenges your ethics in many different categories. Every dilemma is backed up with a real example. Good to use as a supplement.
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Martin Cohen is a well-established author specializing in popular books in philosophy, social science and politics.

His latest book is How to Live: Wise (and not-so-wise) Advice from the Philosophers on Everyday Life.

He is best known for his two introductions to philosophy, 101 Philosophy Problems (Routledge 1999, 2001, 2007) and 101 Ethical Dilemmas (Routledge 2002/2007) which despite being origin
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“ethics is not about platitudes, let alone tautologies, logic or mathematics, but about difficult choices - dilemmas.” 2 likes
“There are already plenty of people who will take a firm stand on the need to be competely impartial between right and wrong.” 2 likes
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