Doing Ethics

Doing Ethics


  • Release: 2018-09
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, page
  • ISBN: 0393640264
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Doing Ethics is the best-selling book for courses with an applied emphasis. It teaches moral decision making as an active process, giving students the theoretical and logical tools required to do ethics. The Fifth Edition offers expanded coverage of topics that students find relevant, including free speech on campus, hook-up culture, sexual consent, racism, and discrimination. A NEW InQuizitive adaptive learning tool features game-like activities that build mastery of core concepts and theories.

Doing Ethics

Doing Ethics


  • Release: 2007-09
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 571 page
  • ISBN: 0393927105
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Doing Ethics emphasizes that ethics is an activity--something you do--rather than a body of knowledge that you memorize. Stressing critical thinking throughout the book, Lewis Vaughn motivates students to wrestle with moral quandaries from the start. His clear prose ensures that students understand major arguments and core concepts, and the extensive readings and exercises provide plenty of thought-provoking material for in-class discussions and student papers. Practical, clear and comprehensive, Doing Ethics will inspire students to see ethics not just as a distribution requirement, but as a lifelong project.

Doing Ethics in Media

Doing Ethics in Media


  • Release: 2011-04-19
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 456 page
  • ISBN: 9781136815867
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Doing Ethics in Media: Theories and Practical Applications is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to media ethics. Its theoretical framework and grounded discussions engage students to think clearly and systematically about dilemmas in the rapidly changing media environment. The 13-chapter text is organized around six decision-making questions— the "5Ws and H" of media ethics. The questions encourage students to articulate the issues; apply codes, policies or laws; consider the needs of stakeholders; sift and sort through conflicting values; integrate philosophic principles; and pose a "test of publicity." Specifically, the questions ask: • What’s your problem? • Why not follow the rules? • Who wins, who loses? • What’s it worth? • Who’s whispering in your ear? • How’s your decision going to look? As they progress through the text, students are encouraged to resolve dozens of practical applications and increasingly complex case studies relating to journalism, new media, advertising, public relations, and entertainment. Other distinctive features include: • Comprehensive materials on classic moral theory and current issues such as truth telling and deception, values, persuasion and propaganda, privacy, diversity, and loyalty. • A user-friendly approach that challenges students to think for themselves rather than imposing answers on them. • Consistent connections between theories and the decision-making challenges posed in the practical applications and case studies. • A companion website with online resources for students, including additional readings and chapter overviews, as well as instructor materials with a test bank, instructor’s manual, sample syllabi and more. www.routledge.com/textbooks/black • A second website with continuously updated examples, case studies, and student writing – www.doingmediaethics.com. Doing Ethics in Media is aimed at undergraduates and graduate students studying media ethics in mass media, jo

Doing Ethics

Doing Ethics


  • Release: 2013-08-15
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  • File: PDF, page
  • ISBN: 0393905195
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The most accessible and practical introduction to ethical theory,moral issues, and moral reasoning. Doing Ethics emphasizes that moral decision-making is anactive process?something one does. It provides students withthe theoretical and logical tools that a morally mature person mustbring to that process, and it offers an abundance of readings andcase studies for consideration and discussion. Real-world relevanceand practical pedagogy have made Doing Ethics a leading bookin the field.

Feminists Doing Ethics

Feminists Doing Ethics


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 246 page
  • ISBN: 0742512118
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As the initial book in the Feminist Constructions series, Feminists Doing Ethics broaches the ideas of critiquing social practice and developing an ethics of universal justness. The essays collected within explore the intricacies and impact of reasoned moral action, the virtues of character, and the empowering responsibility that comes with morality. These and other essays were taken from Feminist Ethics Revisited: An International Conference on Feminist Ethics held in October of 1999. Waugh and DesAutels bring to light in these pages work discussed at this conference that extends our understanding of morality and ourselves. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World

Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World


  • Release: 2002-05-30
  • Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 259 page
  • ISBN: 9780889204102
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Annotation A collection of essays in honur of the man who encouraged and participated in shaping a Canadian contextual social ethics.

Doing Ethics In A Diverse World

Doing Ethics In A Diverse World


  • Release: 2018-05-04
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 340 page
  • ISBN: 9780429980572
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Nothing is more difficult today than deciding what to do about abortion, gay marriage, economic injustice, war, torture, global warming, euthanasia, capital punishment, and a host of other controversies, particularly in a world in which people of varying religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds commonly live side by side. Can we draw on the wisdom of the past to address these contemporary ethical dilemmas? Can we see more clearly how we should consider what is right and wrong, and good and bad, and then work through these divisive problems toward decisions that make sense to us? While challenging moral relativism, Doing Ethics in a Diverse World uses a pluralist approach that draws on religious as well as secular positions and on Eastern as well as Western traditions. The book's approach reasons by analogy from the rule of law, including international human rights law, as a means to constructing ethical presumptions about duty, character, relationships, and rights. These presumptions are weighed against the predicted consequences of acting on them, which either confirm the presumptions or support alternative actions.

Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World

Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World


  • Release: 2002-05-30
  • Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 9781554584352
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Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World is an apt title for this collection of essays in honour of Roger C. Hutchinson who, over many decades, has encouraged and participated in shaping a Canadian contextual social ethics. His abiding interest in social ethics and in religious engagement with public issues is reflected in his life’s work — seeking the consensus and self-knowledge required to achieve cooperation in the search for a just, participatory, and sustainable society. One of Roger Hutchinson’s many notable accomplishments is his development of a method of dialogue for ethical clarification in situations of diversity. Some of the essays collected here apply this method to specific issues, while others discuss how religious persons and organizations can and do co-operate in a pluralistic world to achieve social and ecological well-being. All essays are of keen interest to those concerned with the role and function of ethics at the matrix of religious conviction and social transformation. For nearly three decades Roger Hutchinson has been based at Victoria University in Toronto, first in religious studies, then at Emmanuel College, where he completed his teaching career as professor of church and society while serving as principal from 1996 to 2001.