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Published: 08 July 2019

240 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190058173

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A Concise Introduction to Ethics

Russ Shafer-Landau

  • Concise but rigorous presentations of all major ethical theories
  • Written in a lively and engaging style that keeps students interested while reinforcing the importance of studying ethics
  • Contains a substantial chapter (Ch. 2) on the basics of formal and informal logic that helps students develop critical-thinking skills
  • Covers various kinds of moral skepticism in order to address students' most common doubts about morality (especially in Ch. 3)
  • Includes an extensive glossary and bolded key terms throughout the text
  • Covers the good life (value theory), which is omitted in competitive titles but is a topic of substantial student interest

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