How to Arrive at a Considered Opinion

  • University Press of America
  • 1997
  • Paperback
  • 120
  • Sproget er ikke defineret
  • 1
  • 9780761807742

This book is written for the non-philosophy major taking "Contemporary Moral Issues" or "Intro to Ethics" courses. It provides a method to research any complex moral issue in hundreds of print, periodical, and Internet research sources, and gives a model of the method applied to the question of capital punishment. It helps students to learn how to analyze a moral issue and teaches them valuable skills of evaluating evidence and discerning between "right" and "wrong" in cases where rights are in conflict. Contents: Preface; Introduction: Basic Concepts and Terms; First Step: Define the Moral Issue; Second Step: Study the Issue's History; Third Step: Ask: "What Do the Moral Philosophies Say?"; Fourth Step: Ask:^D

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