Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions (Contours of Christian Philosophy) (Paperback)

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With over 60,000 copies in print since its original publication in 1984, Ethics has served numerous generations of students as a classic introduction to philosophical ethics from a Christian perspective. Over the years the philosophical landscape has changed somewhat, and in this second edition Arthur Holmes adjusts the argument and information throughout, completely rewriting the original chapter on virtue ethics and adding a new chapter on the moral agent. Holmes addresses the questions: What is good? What is right? How can we know? In doing so he also surveys a variety of approaches to ethics, including cultural relativism, emotivism, ethical egoism and utilitarianism--all with an acknowledgment of the new postmodern environment.

About the Author


Arthur F. Holmes (Ph.D., Northwestern) taught for many years in the philosophy department at Wheaton College and is the author of Philosophy: A Christian Perspective and All Truth Is God's Truth.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780830828036
ISBN-10: 0830828036
Publisher: IVP Academic
Publication Date: November 29th, 2007
Pages: 150
Language: English
Series: Contours of Christian Philosophy