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Hello, Login. Visit Our Stores. Michael C. He has lectured widely on ethics, applied ethics, and intercultural perspectives, and has received various national and international awards. His other interests include athletics, music, and the martial arts. He and his wife Brooke, and their affably eccentric dog Seamus, are still discovering the richness of Americas Heartland. Cross-Cultural Discourse b. Weaknesses in Ethical Relativism a. Are All Cultures that Different?
What Would Be the Consequences? Strengths in Ethical Relativism a. Evidence b. Corrective c. Tolerance 4. Are There Better Options? What is Critical Thinking? What Should We Avoid? Ad Hominem b. Appeal to Ignorance c. Appeal to the Majority d. Appeal to Tradition e.
Appeal to Feelings f. Absolutizing Rules g. Double Standards h. Bifurcation i. Hasty Judgment 3. Steps to Moral Reasoning a. Step One: Know the Facts b. Step Three: Identify the Moral Issues d. Aristotle, Teleology and Virtue a. Teleology and Happiness b. Virtue and the Golden Mean c.
Example: The Virtue of Courage d. Weaknesses in Virtue Ethics e. Strengths in Virtue Ethics 2. Aquinas and Nature Law a. Natural Law and Natural Inclinations b. Natural Law and Gestation c. Natural Law and Same-sex Marriages d. Weaknesses in Natural Law e. Immanuel Kant : Order and Reason 2. The Driving Force of Duty a. Duty vs. Desire 3. The Categorical Imperative a. First Formulation: Universalizability b. Second Formulation: Persons as Ends 4. Weaknesses in Deontology 5.
John Stuart Mill 2. What is Utilitarianism? Jeremy Bentham's "Principle of Utility" b. Mill's Revision of Bentham c. Act and Rule Utilitarianism 3.
Weaknesses in Utilitarianism a. Time b. Predictability c. Whose Good? Tyranny of the Majority e. Does the End Justify the Means? Is Utilitarianism a Justifiable Theory? Strengths in Utilitarianism a. Beyond the "I" b. Common Sense c. Economy d. The Spirit of Feminism and Its Landmarks a. Women's Suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment 2.
Feminisms a. Classical Feminism b. Difference Feminism c. Equity Feminism d. Radical Feminism 3. Weaknesses in Feminist Ethics 4. What Is Dharma? Preliminaries b. Dharma as Ritual Duty c. Dharma as Class Duties — Varnasrama Dharma d.
Seeing the One Self in the Other e. Dharma as Universal Duties — Sadharana Dharma 2. Dharma and Life's Goals a. Artha — Prosperity b. Kama — Pleasure c. Moksha — Self-Realization d. Dharma in the Ramayana 3. Dharma, Duty, and Caste 4. What Is Karma? Dharma's Weaknesses a. Is Hindu Ethics Relativist? What About Conscience? What About Emotions? Dharma's Strengths a. Integrative Quality b. Nondogmatic c. Can Dharma Be a Universal Standard? The Three Signs of Existence a.
First Sign: Dukkha b. Second Sign: Anicca c. Third Sign: Anatman d. Making More Sense of No-Self 2. The Four Noble Truths a.
Ethics Across Cultures : An Introductory Text with Readings
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