Teach Yourself Ethics (Teach Yourself (McGraw-Hill))

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Teach Yourself Ethics Fourth Edition brings this ever-popular title within the Teach Yourself series fully up-to-date. Accessible and jargon-free this book explores key ethical theories and thinkers from determinism, utilitarianism, altruism and existentialism to Nietzsche, Marx, Freud and Machiavelli. Ethics and world Religions are also discussed in detail as well as applied ethics which brings the often complex theories and concepts to life.

This fourth edition has been substantially revised with contemporary examples, and discussion of current issues and arguments such as terrorism, genetics and medicine. The possibility of moral progress, animal rights and moral relativism (all A Level questions) are addressed in detail as well as more comprehensive coverage of conscience and situation ethics.

This new edition will ensure that whether you are a student studying philosophy at A-Level or undergraduate level or are just wanting to get a grasp on this fascinating subject and broaden your general knowledge, Teach Yourself Ethics will prove to be a thoroughly engaging read.

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This new edition of Teach Yourself Ethics will bring one of the most popular titles in the Teach Yourself series fully up-to-date.

About the Author:

Mel Thompson is a freelance writer and editor, specialising in philosophy, religion and ethics. He is the author of the following titles in the Teach Yourself series: Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Eastern Philosophy.

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