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Published: 07 August 2014

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780199997275

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The Ethical Life

Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems

Third Edition

Russ Shafer-Landau

  • Features 40 readings divided into four parts: The Good Life, Normative Ethics: Theories of Right Conduct, Metaethics: The Status of Morality, and Moral Problems. These Parts introduce readers to each of the major branches of moral philosophy, with readings that have been carefully selected for their engaging style and their accessibility.
  • Its compact size offers instructor's flexibility in teaching without covering an overwhelming amount of material in one semester.
  • Can be used as a stand-alone reader, and is also designed to complement the contents of Shafer-Landau's Fundamentals of Ethics, Third Edition, textbook. These companion books allow students to combine original materials with careful analysis.
  • The book is enhanced by an Instructor's Manual and Computerized Test Bank on CD, which includes an Instructor's Guide, reading summaries, essay questions, a downloadable Test Bank in Word format, suggestions for further reading, weblinks, and PowerPoint lecture slides that cover each reading in the book.
  • A Companion Website includes all the material from the Instructor's Manual, as well as self-quizzes and summaries of Parts I-IV for students.