Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions, Edition 2

InterVarsity Press
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With over 60,000 copies in print since its original publication in 1984, Ethics has served numerous generations of students as a classic introduction to philosophical ethics from a Christian perspective. Over the years the philosophical landscape has changed somewhat, and in this new edition Arthur Holmes adjusts the argument and information throughout, completely rewriting the earlier chapter on virtue ethics and adding a new chapter on the moral agent. The book addresses the questions: What is good? What is right? How can we know? In doing so it also surveys a variety of approaches to ethics, including cultural relativism, emotivism, ethical egoism and utilitarianism--all with an acknowledgment of the new postmodern environment.
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Arthur F. Holmes (Ph.D., Northwestern) is professor emeritus of philosophy at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

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InterVarsity Press
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Published on
Sep 20, 2009
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Pages
150
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ISBN
9780830875092
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Religion / Christian Theology / Ethics
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