3 edition of A philosophical introduction to ethics found in the catalog.
|Statement||S. Sonnenschein & co., lim.|
|Publishers||S. Sonnenschein & co., lim.|
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|Pagination||xvi, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||75|
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Correspondence between Descartes and Princess Elisabeth SelectionsRene Descartes• Therefore, because the function of moral language is non-descriptive, moral sentences do not have any truth conditions. According to"Nature does nothing in vain", so it is only when a person acts in accordance with their nature and thereby realizes their full potential, that they will do good and therefore be content in life.
Business Ethics: examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business environment. In some circumstances, there may be clashes or conflicts between these duties and a decision must be made whereby one duty may "trump" another, although there are no hard and fast rules and no fixed order of significance. It is used in determining public policy.
Ethics is not limited to specific acts and defined moral codes, but encompasses the whole of moral ideals and behaviors, a person's philosophy of life or Weltanschauung. The Nicomachean Ethics SelectionsArtistotle• Error Theory is a form of which combines the belief that moral language consists of truth-apt statements with the belief that there are no moral facts.
Because this will be the first introduction for many students to these key thinkers, the passages selected will be abbreviated and students' work will focus on learning how to read these key thinkers and consider the questions they ask. It was first advocated by and is particularly associated withand became the prevailing approach to ethical thinking in the and periods.
Information Ethics: investigates the ethical issues arising from the development and application of computers and information technologies.
, the founding figure of Pyrrhonian , taught that one cannot rationally decide between what is good and what is bad although, generally speaking, self-interest is the primary motive of human behavior, and he was disinclined to rely upon sincerity, virtue or as motivations.