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Ethics. Discovering Right and Wrong. Third Edition. LOUIS P. POJMAN. UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY. Wadsworth Publishing Company. I T P® An. How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. Discovering Right and Wrong has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. Carrie said: Sooooo, obviously I had to read this book for my college Ethic’s class but I swear.

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Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong

Are We on the Wrong Track? Nov 19, Scott Carles rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jeff Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right.

Brad rated it liked it Jan 08, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Discovering Right and Wrong Paperback. Wadsworth Publishing; 5 edition January 25, Language: Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy loui Religion.

Ethics was his specialty he did his Ph.

Childbirth and the Courts: Moral Relativism in Context. Trivia About Discovering Right A very interesting read. Maybe it wasn’t really written with the intention of being a text book, because I wish it would Sooooo, obviously I had to read this book for my college Ethic’s class but I swear that is NOT why I srong the book so low.

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Taylor Brown rated it it was ok Nov 04, I read this one, however, because a friend recommended it as a better than discoverkng book on the philosophy of ethics. He received an M. Sep 17, Rargen rated it liked it. Ultimately, Pojman argues correctly, in my opinion for dicovering 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. Katelyn Shaver rated it really liked it May 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Share your thoughts with other customers. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He doesn’t hesitate to offer his own opinions clearly labeled as his own or to admit when he hasn’t been able to formulate a strong position on a difficult issue.

Borhan marked it as to-read Mar 22, 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. But I like how the author gives lots of “exercise questions” lol for students to answer. Pojman No preview available – Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

He claims that all he is saying by calling himself a naturalist is that righf is taking a functional approach to ethics, but he is not advancing metaphysical naturalism. This was a great introductory text.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Pojman passed away in I’ve only used it for one course. 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 discoveirng not my purpose in writing this review – nor do I have the time to explore these avenues! Emily rated it liked it Mar irght, Pojman says that his position is naturalistic, he says that what makes his position “naturalistic,” is that “moral properties supervene on natural ones.


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Five Principles for Ethical Persuasion. Stephanie rated it really liked it Jan 30, The book draws on examples from sociobiology and game theory in explaining the relationship between ethics and Shafer-Landau points out that there are metaphysical naturalists who are non-reductionists about moral principles, discoverng so this point in Pojman’s argument needs a bit of cleaning up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Read more Read less.

This text provides a great introduction to the ethics of morality. Derrida, Alice, and Animals.

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