The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong. Louis P. Pojman. () Universal Moral Values for Corporate Codes of S. Schwartz – – Journal of.

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Brian Dichter rated it really liked it May 13, David Benatar – – Journal of Practical Ethics 2 1: Patrick Hannon – It would be interesting to discuss the merits of Pojman’s arguments here, and the rest of the positions and arguments in the book, which are subject, each and every one, to intense debate in the relevant ethical literature, but that’s not my purpose in writing this review – nor do I have the time to explore these avenues!

I haven’t read many textbooks since finishing grad school over a decade ago. Five Principles for Ethical Persuasion.

Herstein – – Law and Philosophy 31 3: Pojman covers much ground in his little book. Pojman No preview available – This book is not yet featured on Listopia. All the theories were thoroughly explained and illustrated with a lot of relatable and interesting examples from history, literature and everyday life.

His writing is clear and conversational, and his presentations of the various positions he discoveriny are fair.


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Throughout the text, the author instructs readers to think out solutions to problems by illustrating and presenting both or various sides of a theory and stresses the application of ethical theory as a necessity. Other editions – View all Ethics: This naturalism adds a teleological aspect to his morality – to which an argument can be given fits best within a theistic worldview think Plantinga and proper function epistemology.

Duska – – Business Ethics Quarterly 1 4: Not only does he discuss many major ethical theories, viz. Annas – – Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 4 2: Pojman is well known for putting together many weong on disparate branches of philosophical inquiry. I think wikipedia had more complete and concise summaries of the material, to be honest. John Mizzoni – – Wiley-Blackwell. The book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and self-interest.

Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P. Pojman

The Wrong Issue in the Wrong Forum. Rifht heaped such laudatory comments, I’ll end with a slight critique. Conrad rated it really liked it Jan 19, Thanks for telling us about the problem. This was a great introductory text. The short length makes it easy for an introduction to ethics, but as such it leaves a lot out and is eager to make compromises not philosophically justified.

Efhics, Alice, and Animals. I Loved this book and have found it extremely useful. Lori Chatwin rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Brian rated it liked it Apr 13, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

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Ehhics book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and Ultimately, Pojman argues correctly, in my opinion for the existence of objective ethics that exists without the necessity of an all powerful creator although he doesn’t exclude the possibility of a creator either.

It’s a textbook, so it’s very textbook-ish. Refresh and try again.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Philip Pettit – – Analysis 66 3: Katariina Ub rated it liked it Oct 21, Taylor Brown rated it it was ok Nov 04, But, that’s my inference, not Pojman’s.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? If Pojman read the many articles he selected to b I gave this book 5 stars because it achieves what it sets out to achieve better than any other book that purports to do the same – provide an introduction to ethics. He does give a nod towards the theist, maintaining that perhaps there are morally relevant advantages to theism.

Tarmo rated it it was ok Apr 12, A European Review 24 2: Everett – – Journal of Business Ethics 76 3: