In this remarkably accessible, concise, and engaging introduction to moral philosophy, Steven M. Cahn brings together a rich, balanced, and wide-ranging collection of fifty readings on ethical theory and contemporary moral issues. He has carefully edited all the articles to ensure that they will be exceptionally clear and understandable to undergraduate students.
The selections are organized into three partsChallenges to Morality, Moral Theories, and Moral Problemsproviding instructors with flexibility in designing and teaching a variety of ethics courses. Each reading is followed by study questions. The third edition of Exploring Ethics provides more coverage of contemporary problems, featuring new selections on euthanasia, capital punishment, animal rights, affirmative action, academic ethics, the trolley problem, and the meaning of life.
A Companion Website at www. oup. comuscahn offers a password-protected Instructors Manualcontaining a test bank, key terms with definitions, reading summaries, and PowerPoint lecturesand self-quizzes, vocabulary flashcards, and useful links for students.