Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions (Contours of Christian Philosophy)

By: Arthur F. Holmes

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Sturdy. Light wear. Several highlights. 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 second edition Arthur Holmes adjusts the argument and information throughout, completely rewriting the original chapter on virtue ethics and adding a new chapter on the moral agent. Holmes addresses the questions: What is good? What is right? How can we know? In doing so he 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.

Title: Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions (Contours of Christian Philosophy)

Author Name: Arthur F. Holmes

Categories: Ethics,

Publisher: Downers Grove, IL, IVP: 2007

ISBN Number: 0830828036

ISBN Number 13: 9780830828036

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 5454887