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By Steve Wilkens

rules have results. and occasionally these rules might be squeezed into slogans, slapped on bumper stickers and tweeted into our on-line world. those compact messages coming at us from all instructions usually compress in a number of phrases whole moral structures. It seems that there is a lot extra to the guidelines at the back of those slogans--ideas that must be taken care of out ahead of we make very important ethical judgements as members or as societies.

In this revised and multiplied version of Steve Wilkens's widely-used textual content, the writer has up to date his introductions to simple moral systems:

  • cultural relativism
  • ethical egoism
  • utilitarianism
  • behaviorism
  • situation ethics
  • Kantian ethics
  • virtue ethics
  • natural legislation ethics
  • divine command theory

He has additionally further new chapters:

  • evolutionary ethics
  • narrative ethics

With readability and wit Wilkens unpacks the complex rules in the back of the slogans and provides Christian reviews of each.

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