Moral Choices: An Introduction To Ethics

by Scott Rae

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: March 01, 2019

ISBN: 9780310536420

Binding: Hardback

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With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This fourth edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and three brand new chapters all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical decisions in today's complex postmodern culture.Moral Choices outlines the distinctive elements of Christian ethics while avoiding undue dogmatism. The book also introduces other ethical systems and their key historical proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant.After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to address some of today's most pressing social issues. He guides students in thinking critically and biblically about issues, including:, ∗Abortion, ∗Reproductive Technologies, ∗Euthanasia, ∗Capital Punishment, ∗Sexual Ethics, ∗The Morality of War, ∗Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning, ∗Ethics and Economics, ∗NEW: Creation Care, ∗NEW: Animal Rights, ∗NEW: Gun-Control, ∗NEW: Race, Gender, and Diversity, ∗NEW: Immigration, Refugees, and Border ControlFEATURES, ∗Relevant Case Studies throughout, ∗Discussion questions at the end of each chapter, ∗Sidebars with case studies for discussion, ∗Recommended further reading