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Boylan

Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical Novels

1st ed. 2017. Buch. viii, 731 S.: 651 s/w-Abbildungen, Bibliographien. Hardcover
Springer ISBN 978-3-319-55710-6
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
Gewicht: 1268 g
In englischer Sprache
This book offers a unique method for teaching ethics and social/political philosophy by combining primary texts and resource material along with three philosophical novels so that students can apply the abstract principles to real-life situations. Boylan provides a preface to introduce instructors in how to effectively put together a course in ethics using fiction. A sample syllabus and sample assignments are provided.

Students often turn-off when confronted with abstract ethical principles, alone. This book allows interaction with philosophical novels that provide real-life situations that mirrors applying normative principles to lived experience. Students will be drawn into this realism and their engagement with the material will be significantly enhanced. This is an innovative textbook for teachers and students of general philosophy, ethics, business ethics, social and political philosophy, as well as students of literature and philosophy.
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The first textbook to combine ethical theory with real literature A textbook that will brings student engagement to another level through literature Offers a method to effectively put together a course in ethics using fiction