Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical Novels by Michael Boylan

Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical Novels

byMichael Boylan

Kobo ebook | May 27, 2017

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This book offers a unique method for teaching ethics and social/political philosophy by combining primary texts and resource material along with three philosophical novels so that students can apply the abstract principles to real-life situations. Boylan provides a preface to introduce instructors in how to effectively put together a course in ethics using fiction. A sample syllabus and sample assignments are provided.

Students often turn-off when confronted with abstract ethical principles, alone. This book allows interaction with philosophical novels that provide real-life situations that mirrors applying normative principles to lived experience. Students will be drawn into this realism and their engagement with the material will be significantly enhanced. This is an innovative textbook for teachers and students of general philosophy, ethics, business ethics, social and political philosophy, as well as students of literature and philosophy.

Title:Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical NovelsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 27, 2017Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319557114

ISBN - 13:9783319557113

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