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Arp, Robert

What's Good on TV: Understanding Ethics Through Television

Arp, Robert - What's Good on TV: Understanding Ethics Through Television, ebook

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What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Television presents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts of moral philosophy using concrete examples from classic and contemporary television shows.
  • Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classic television shows, such as The Office, Law and Order, Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complex philosophical concepts
  • Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementary introductory ethics text
  • Features case studies, study questions, and suggested readings
  • Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows, and are easily accessible
  • Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversial ethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide, censorship and the erosion of values
  • Visit the companion website at www.whatsgoodontv.webs.com

Keywords: Ethics, moral philosophy, popular culture, applied, normative, meta-ethics, values, Law and Order

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444343014
Printed ISBN
9781405194761

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