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Published: 28 August 2014

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199997237

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The Fundamentals of Ethics

Third Edition

Russ Shafer-Landau

  • Written in a lively, engaging style that keeps students interested and reinforces idea that subject is important.
  • 50 Arguments reconstructed and analyzed, which helps students develop critical thinking skills. These arguments appear throughout the text, and are always italicized and presented in numbered form for easy access.
  • Coverage of many more topics than competing books offer instructors more choices and gives students better understanding of the range of interesting issues in ethics.
  • More in-depth analysis than most competitors, which avoids superficial treatment and offers students more opportunities to critically engage with moral issues.
  • Extensive glossary, with all technical terms identified in bold and defined. This helps students keep track of new terminology.
  • A companion reader specially designed to complement The Fundamentals of Ethics offers students the chance to read original sources of ideas discussed and analyzed in the textbook, rounding out their view of the important issues in moral thinking.

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