The classic ethics text written by one of contemporary philosophy’s most skilled, ardent teachers, Louis P. Pojman, now revised by best-selling author and Cengage Advantage Books: Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong, 6th Edition. How do you know right from wrong? ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG shows you how history’s greatest thinkers have understood ethics and gives. Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong. Louis P. Pojman. () Universal Moral Values for Corporate Codes of S. Schwartz – – Journal of.

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Pojman does not define what he means here. A very interesting read. I haven’t read many textbooks since finishing grad school over a decade ago.

Noriaki Iwasa – – Journal of Dharma 35 2: Lori Wrobg rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Derek Brent rated it liked it Mar 21, Stephanie rated it really liked it Jan 30, Nov 19, Scott Carles rated it it was amazing Shelves: He claims that all he is saying by calling himself a naturalist is that he is taking a functional approach to ethics, but he is not advancing metaphysical naturalism. Other editions – View all Ethics: This article has no associated abstract.


Shafer-Landau points out that there are metaphysical naturalists who are non-reductionists about moral principles, and so this point in Pojman’s argument needs a bit of cleaning up.

He does give a nod towards the theist, maintaining that perhaps there are morally relevant advantages to theism. Pojman passed away in Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 30, Maryam rated it liked it.

Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

To ask other readers questions about Ethicsplease sign up. Dec 09, Daniel rated it it was amazing. Throughout the text, the author instructs readers to think out solutions to problems by illustrating and presenting both or various sides of a theory and stresses the application of ethical theory as a necessity.

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Pojman offers what he calls an “ethical naturalism” as a theory that “seems right. Ethics Education and andd Role of the Symbolic Market. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

People with higher IQ would be able to understand it, no doubt. The Wrong Issue in the Wrong Forum.


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No eBook available Amazon. Tarmo rated it it was ok Apr 12, He doesn’t hesitate to offer his own opinions clearly labeled as his own or to admit when he hasn’t been able to formulate a strong position on a difficult issue. Ethical Absolutism and Education. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The short length makes it easy for an introduction to ethics, but as such it leaves a lot out and is eager to make compromises not philosophically justified.

It would be interesting to discuss the merits of Pojman’s arguments here, and the rest of the positions and arguments in the book, which are subject, each and every one, to intense debate in the relevant ethical literature, but that’s not my purpose in writing this review – nor do I have the time to explore these avenues!