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Teays, Wanda

Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics Through Movies

Teays, Wanda - Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics Through Movies, ebook

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Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics Through Movies is an engaging and innovative approach to the study of philosophy and the development of moral reasoning skills.
  • Features broad coverage of topics in ethics and moral reasoning
  • Offers an innovative and imaginative approach to showing relevance of movies for ethical reflection
  • Draws on a diverse selection of popular movies, foreign films, and documentaries to illustrate ethical dilemmas and character development on the big screen that has application to our lives
  • Presents coverage of  major ethical theories ranging from Ethical Egoism and Cultural Relativism to Utilitarianism, Kantian Ethics, Rawls' Justice Theory, Aristotle's Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics
  • Demonstrates how film is a powerful vehicle for sharpening skills in analysis and moral reasoning
  • Visit the accompanying website www.exploringethics.com, available on publication

Keywords: Ethics, Terminator, Matrix, film, Authenticity, Utilitarianism, Kant, Rawls, Aristotle, evil, virtue

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444355864
Printed ISBN
9781444332889

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