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Moral Choices

An Introduction to Ethics
Scott Rae
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Description

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:

  • Abortion
  • Reproductive Technologies
  • Euthanasia
  • Capital Punishment
  • Sexual Ethics
  • The Morality of War
  • Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning
  • Ethics and Economics
  • NEW: Creation Care
  • NEW: Animal Rights
  • NEW: Gun-Control
  • NEW: Race, Gender, and Diversity
  • NEW: Immigration, Refugees, and Border Control

FEATURES

  • Relevant Case Studies throughout
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter
  • Sidebars with case studies for discussion
  • Recommended further reading

About the Author

Scott B. Rae (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of Christian ethics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, California.

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Moral Choices Instructor: Dr. Scott Rae

The Moral Choices course, featuring ethicist and professor Scott Rae, provides students with an introduction to Christian ethics and equips them to form a basis for practical, ethical decision-making in contemporary culture.

Course Details
  • 16 Units
  • 6 hours of video
  • Self-paced
  • Beginner
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  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 528
  • Format: Hardcover, Printed
  • ISBN: 9780310536420
  • Release: October 16, 2018