Moral Theory at the Movies: An Introduction to Ethics by Dean Kowalski

By Dean Kowalski

Moral concept on the Movies presents scholars with a superbly approachable advent to ethics. The ebook comprises movie summaries and examine inquiries to draw scholars into moral conception after which pairs them with classical philosophical texts. the scholars see how ethical theories, dilemmas, and questions are represented within the given motion pictures and discover ways to observe those theories to the realm they stay in. There are 36 movies and a dozen readings together with: Thank you for Smoking, Plato's Gorgias, John begin Mill's Utilitarianism, Hotel Rwanda, Plato's Republic, and Horton Hears a Who. themes conceal a large choice of moral theories together with, moral subjectivism, ethical relativism, moral idea, and advantage ethics. Moral conception on the Movies will attract scholars and support them take into consideration how philosophy is appropriate today.

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