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Moral Issues: Philosophical and Religious Perspectives

 
 
 
 
Moral Issues: Philosophical and Religious Perspectives
Author: Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez
ISBN 13: 9780138191450
ISBN 10: 13819145
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1996-06-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 527
List Price: $146.00
 
 

Provides a unique approach to the study of ethics by incorporating both the philosophical and religious perspectives against a discussion of moral issues.

It requires readers to examine their own positions on a range of moral issues and to provide reasons in support of those opinions through readings that emphasize the use of critical thinking skills as necessary to moral reasoning.

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An exceedingly interesting collection of readings that provides a non- conventional view of ethics and current moral issues. The issues addressed are controversial in part because the views that are expressed conflict and are incompatible with conventional ideas of how life should be lived and the role of religion in the moral life. Topics include religion and morality, abortion, euthanasia, national health care, sex and marriage, war and pacifism, ethics and the economic order, hunger, the environment, and justice. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)