Moral Choices (4th ed.) | An Introduction to Ethics


Scott Rae


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 fourth edition offers extensive updates, revisions, and three brand new chapters 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 issues, including:AbortionReproductive TechnologiesEuthanasiaCapital PunishmentSexual EthicsThe Morality of WarGenetic Technologies and Human CloningEthics and EconomicsNEW: Creation CareNEW: Animal RightsNEW: Gun-ControlNEW: Race, Gender, and DiversityNEW: Immigration, Refugees, and Border ControlFEATURESRelevant Case Studies throughoutDiscussion questions at the end of each chapterSidebars with case studies for discussionRecommended further reading

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