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Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics (3rd Edition)

Scott B Rae
Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics (3rd Edition)
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Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics (3rd Edition)

Scott B Rae

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Now in its third edition, this foremost college ethics text helps students form a basis for practical, ethical decision making in contemporary culture. Substantial updates and revisions include a new chapter on ethics and economics, online resources for instructors, current case studies, new material on bioethics and stem cell research, and much more.


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 third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, 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 proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and Kant.




After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to help students think critically and biblically about:



  • Abortion

  • Reproductive Technologies

  • Euthanasia

  • Capital Punishment

  • Sexual Ethics

  • The Morality of War

  • Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning


  • NEW: Ethics and Economics



    New features
    include online resources for instructors;



    • a chapter covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics;

    • new material on bioethics and on stem cell and embryo research;

    • discussion questions at the end of each chapter; and sidebars with case studies


    -Publisher.

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About "Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics (3rd Edition)"

Now in its third edition, this foremost college ethics text helps students form a basis for practical, ethical decision making in contemporary culture. Substantial updates and revisions include a new chapter on ethics and economics, online resources for instructors, current case studies, new material on bioethics and stem cell research, and much more.


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 third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, 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 proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and Kant.




After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to help students think critically and biblically about:



  • Abortion

  • Reproductive Technologies

  • Euthanasia

  • Capital Punishment

  • Sexual Ethics

  • The Morality of War

  • Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning


  • NEW: Ethics and Economics



    New features
    include online resources for instructors;



    • a chapter covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics;

    • new material on bioethics and on stem cell and embryo research;

    • discussion questions at the end of each chapter; and sidebars with case studies


    -Publisher.


- Koorong

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 third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, 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: ? Abortion ? Reproductive Technologies ? Euthanasia ? Capital Punishment ? Sexual Ethics ? The Morality of War ? Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning ? NEW: Ethics and Economics NEW FEATURES * Online resources for instructors, with test banks, PowerPoint presentations, and more * Chapter on ethics and economics covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics * Significant new material on bioethics and stem cell and embryo research * Discussion questions at the end of each chapter * Sidebars with case studies for discussion
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Scott B Rae

Scott B. Rae (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of Christian ethics at Talbot School of Theology at Los Angeles. Dr. Rae is the author of The Ethics of Commercial Surrogate Motherhood, (Praeger Publishing); Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics,( Zondervan); Brave New Families: Biblical Ethics and Reproductive Technologies, (Baker); Beyond Integrity: A Judeo-Christian Approach to Business Ethics (Zondervan) with Kenman L. Wong; Bioethics: A Christian Approach in a Pluralistic Age (Eerdmans); and On Human Persons: Metaphysical and Ethical Reflections (Intervarsity Press) with J.P. Moreland.

Dr. Rae serves as ethics consultant for Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, California; Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, California; Corona Regional Medical Center, Corona, California; Santa Ana Hospital, Santa Ana, California; and Coastal Communities Hospital, Santa Ana, California.

He is a fellow of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and a member of the American Society of Bioethics and the Humanities
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  • Catalogue Code 287080
  • Product Code 9780310291091
  • ISBN 0310291097
  • EAN 9780310291091
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Aug 2009
  • Sales Rank #41934
  • Dimensions 241 x 193 x 31 mm
  • Weight 0.798kg

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