Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics by Scott Rae

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics

byScott Rae

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With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organized, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and brand new material, all designed to help students develop a sound and current basis for making ethical decisions in today's complex postmodern culture. Moral Choices outlines the distinctive elements of Christian ethics while avoiding undue dogmatism. The book also introduces other ethical systems and their key historical proponents, including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant. After describing a seven-step procedure for tackling ethical dilemmas, author Scott Rae uses case studies to address some of today's most pressing social issues. He guides students in thinking critically and biblically about: ? Abortion ? Reproductive Technologies ? Euthanasia ? Capital Punishment ? Sexual Ethics ? The Morality of War ? Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning ? NEW: Ethics and Economics NEW FEATURES . Online resources for instructors, with test banks, PowerPoint® presentations, and more . Chapter on ethics and economics covering global capitalism, environmental ethics, and business ethics . Significant new material on bioethics and stem cell and embryo research . Discussion questions at the end of each chapter . Sidebars with case studies for discussion

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Scott B. Rae (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of Christian ethics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, California.
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Title:Moral Choices: An Introduction to EthicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.5 × 7.63 × 1.25 inPublished:August 5, 2009Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310291097

ISBN - 13:9780310291091

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"This is a well-crafted introduction to Christian ethics. Professor Rae exhibits in his work the very virtues that he extols his readers to emulate. His love of learning, Christ, and the good, the true, and the beautiful comes through loud and clear. Although one may find oneself disagreeing with Professor Rae, as I do on a few issues, you will be more informed, challenged, and enlightened as a consequence of reading this book." -- Francis J. Beckwith, Professor