With its unique union of theory and application and its well-organised, easy-to-use design, Moral Choices has earned its place as the standard text for college ethics courses. This third edition offers extensive updates, revisions and brand new material, 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, Scott Rae guides students in thinking critically and biblically about: - Abortion - Reproductive Technologies - Euthanasia - Capital Punishment - Sexual Ethics - The Morality of War - Genetic Technologies and Human Cloning - Ethics and Economics