Ethics in America study guide

Author: Lisa H. Newton,Media and Society Seminars,WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 290

View: 6534

Designed as a teaching supplement to the ETHICS IN AMERICA television series, this practical Study Guide utilizes a case study approach to examine contemporary ethical conflicts in law, medicine, scientific research, business, the military, journalism, government, and personal life--relating these conflicts to basic ethical concepts. With its unique blend of contemporary cases and analysis of moral principles, this innovative guide provides a solid foundation in the language, concepts, and traditions of ethics.
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Ethics in America DANTES/DSST Test Study Guide - PassYourClass

Author: PassYourClass

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614330462

Category: Ethics

Page: 82

View: 841

Our DANTES study guides are different! The Ethics in America DANTES/DSST study guide TEACHES you everything that you need to know to pass the DSST test. This study guide is more than just pages of sample test questions. Our easy to understand study guide will TEACH you the information. We've condensed what you need to know into a manageable book - one that will leave you completely prepared to tackle the test. This study guide includes sample test questions that will test your knowledge AND teach you new material. Your Ethics in America study guide also includes flashcards. Use these to memorize key concepts and terms. Anyone can take and pass a DANTES test. What are you waiting for?
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Ethics in America

Source Reader

Author: Lisa H. Newton

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780131826250

Category: Philosophy

Page: 236

View: 871

This volume contains a rich and varied selection of classic writings in philosophy and ethics through the ages.This volume features selections from Eastern religions, Native America, feminist perspectives, existentialism and environmentalism as well writing from Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Rawls, Immanuel Kant, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill and others. For anyone interested in learning about the evolution of ethics and ethical thought in America.
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Ethics in America study guide

Author: Lisa H. Newton,Media and Society Seminars,WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 290

View: 4170

Designed as a teaching supplement to the ETHICS IN AMERICA television series, this practical Study Guide utilizes a case study approach to examine contemporary ethical conflicts in law, medicine, scientific research, business, the military, journalism, government, and personal life--relating these conflicts to basic ethical concepts. With its unique blend of contemporary cases and analysis of moral principles, this innovative guide provides a solid foundation in the language, concepts, and traditions of ethics.
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DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets

Your Key to Exam Success, DSST Test Review for the Dantes Subject Standardized Tests

Author: Mometrix Media LLC

Publisher: DSST Secrets Study Guides

ISBN: 9781609716271

Category: Study Aids

Page: 80

View: 5754

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets helps you ace the Dantes Subject Standardized Tests, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to DSST Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific DSST exam, and much more...
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DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets

Your Key to Exam Success, DSST Test Review for the Dantes Subject Standardized Tests

Author: Mometrix Media LLC

Publisher: DSST Secrets Study Guides

ISBN: 9781609716271

Category: Study Aids

Page: 80

View: 7202

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets helps you ace the Dantes Subject Standardized Tests, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. DSST Ethics in America Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to DSST Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific DSST exam, and much more...
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Official Guide to Mastering the DSST--Ethics in America

Chapter 1 of 8

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768929636

Category: Study Aids

Page: 480

View: 5059

A part of Peterson's Official Guide to Mastering the DSST Exams-Ethics in America helps nontraditional students earn college credits for life and learning experiences, with a diagnostic test, subject review, and post-test (with detailed answer explanations) for this popular DSST exam: Ethics in America. Topics include ethical traditions, religious traditions, natural law theory, political theories, transcendentalism idealism, moral egoism, feminist ethics, current ethical issues, and more. Peterson's Official Guide to Mastering the DSST Exams is the only prep guide endorsed by Prometric, the DSST program provider, which found this study guide to be an excellent reflection of the content of the respective DSST tests.
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Sports Ethics in America

A Bibliography, 1970-1990

Author: Donald G. Jones,Elaine L. Daly

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313277672

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 291

View: 3548

Jones provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary bibliography on sport ethics with some 2,800 entries, including both scholarly work and works written by journalists. The volume includes five major sections: (1) General Works and Philosophy, (2) The Team, Players, and Coaches, (3) The Game, Competition, and Contestants, (4) Sport and Society, and (5) Reference Works. Each entry includes a brief listing of subjects covered in the work. The volume also includes a full subject index and an author index.
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Die Unsterblichkeit der Henrietta Lacks

Die Geschichte der HeLa-Zellen

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Publisher: Irisiana

ISBN: 3641051754

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

View: 1935

Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography

Das Wunder von Berlin

1936: Wie neun Ruderer die Nazis in die Knie zwangen

Author: Daniel James Brown

Publisher: Riemann Verlag

ISBN: 3641093309

Category: History

Page: 496

View: 1810

Der Millionenseller aus den USA Von Beginn an ist es eine Reise mit unwahrscheinlichem Ausgang: Neun junge Männer aus der amerikanischen Provinz machen sich 1936 auf den Weg nach Berlin, um die Goldmedaille im Rudern zu gewinnen. Daniel James Brown schildert das Schicksal von Joe Rantz, einem Jungen ohne Perspektive, der rudert, um den Dämonen seiner Vergangenheit zu entkommen und seinen Platz in der Welt zu finden. Wie er und seine Freunde vor den laufenden Kameras Leni Riefenstahls den Nazis ihre Propagandashow stehlen, ist ein atemberaubendes Abenteuer und zugleich das eindringliche Porträt einer Ära. Eine unvergessliche wahre Geschichte von Entschlossenheit, Überleben und Mut.
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A Bibliographic Guide to the Comparative Study of Ethics

Author: Mark Jürgensmeyer,William Darrow,Berkeley-Harvard Program in Comparative Religion

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521344487

Category: Philosophy

Page: 811

View: 7661

This bibliography is the culmination of four years' work by a team of noted scholars; its annotated entries are organised by religious tradition and cover each tradition's central concepts, offering a judicious selection of primary and secondary works as well as recommendations of cross-cultural topics to be explored. Specialists in the history and literature of religions and comparative religion will find this bibliography a valuable research tool.
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Ethics in Public Relations

Responsible Advocacy

Author: Kathy Fitzpatrick,Carolyn Bronstein

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 145223678X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 3285

Ethics in Public Relations: Responsible Advocacy is the first book to identify universal principles of responsible advocacy in public relations. In this engaging book, editors Kathy Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Bronstein bring together prominent authorities in the field to address theoretic and practical issues that illustrate the broad scope and complexity of responsible advocacy in 21st-century public relations.
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Study Guide for Business

Its Legal, Ethical and Global Environment

Author: Marianne M. Jennings

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780324303735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 365

Written under the guidance of the author, the Study Guide provides the following for each chapter: an outline; chapter outlines, key terms; and matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer questions.
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Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective

Author: Dorothy C. Wertz,John C. Fletcher

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402028809

Category: Medical

Page: 474

View: 9518

Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual situations that occur in the practice of medical genetics, presented as case vignettes that can also be used in teaching and policy discussion. Among the issues discussed are privacy, prenatal diagnosis, patient autonomy, directiveness in counseling, sex selection, forensic DNA banking, "genetic discrimination," and "eugenics". This is Dorothy Wertz's final book, as she died in April, 2003. It is a one of a kind cross-cultural study of complex ethical issues in the uses of genetic information. No one else has attempted to look at the international aspects of medical genetics on such a broad scale. The results provide a resource for discussion both within and among nations. Much bioethical and policy discussion now occurs in an information vacuum. The survey showed that what people would do, and their reasons for doing it, differed considerably from what ethicists think they "should" do. Many will be surprised at the results, especially in nations where bioethical discussion is just beginning. Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective is of interest to medical geneticists, genetic counselors, social scientists and anthropologists who study cross-cultural issues, bioethicists and bioethics centers and health policy makers.
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e-Study Guide for: The Ethics of Management by La Rue Tone Hosmer, ISBN 9780073405032

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467238430

Category: Education

Page: 10

View: 7443

Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.
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Ethics and Politics in Modern American Poetry

Author: John Wrighton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136604081

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 236

View: 8452

From the Objectivists to e-poetry, this thoughtful and innovative book explores the dynamic relationship between the ethical imperative and poetic practice, revitalizing the study of the most prominent post-war American poets in a fresh, provocative way. Contributing to the "turn to ethics" in literary studies, the book begins with Emmanual Levinas’ philosophy, proposing that his reorientation of ontology and ethics demands a social responsibility. In poetic practice this responsibility for the other, it is argued, is both responsive to the traumatized semiotics of our shared language and directed towards an emancipatory social activism. Individual chapters deal with Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems (including reproductions of previously unpublished archive material), Gary Snyder’s environmental poetry, Allen Ginsberg’s Beat poetics, Jerome Rothenberg’s ethnopoetics, and Bruce Andrew’s Language poetry. Following the book’s chronological and contextual approach, their work is situated within a constellation of poetic schools and movements, and in relation to the shifting socio-political conditions of post-war America. In its redefinition and extension of the key notion of "poethics" and, as guide to the development of experimental work in modern American poetry, this book will interest and appeal to a wide audience.
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In Search of the Ethical

Moral Theory in Twentieth Century America

Author: Abraham Edel

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412826136

Category: Philosophy

Page: 230

View: 3613

The twentieth century has been rich in the variety of its ethical theories. Since the turn of the century, contending philosophical positions have tended to view ethics either as spiritual and separate from the natural world or as a function of bodily or material forces. Although both factions had roots in older philosophies, the speed and complexity of modern development, in science and technology engendered a multiplicity of smaller schools within traditonal domains. Li the fifth volume of "Science, Ideology, and Value, "Abraham Edel offers a consideration of some of the major moral theories of this troubled century and a guide to their historical development and context. In treating the newer and distinctively twentieth-century philosophical schools, Edel concentrates on movements rather than on the individual philosopher's rounded theory. The treatment of John Dewey comes in a chapter on pragmatic tests and ethical insights, while that of Edward Alexander Westermarck comes in a larger discussion of ethical relativism. Edel's consideration of John Rawls and Alasdair Maclntyre provides a broader lesson in the problems and pitfalls of dealing with ethical ideas apart from history and social context. Edel obse/ves that while the concepts of morality, and the theories in which they are enmeshed, have been familiar subject matter of ethical theory, the one topic that has been little explored is changes over time in ethical practice. While the fact of different moralities and the rise and fall of a given morality have been dealt with in a historical vein, how such changes have impacted the theory of ethics as such has received only limited treatment. Edel devotes significant space to this topic, noting that the study of moral change may yield both a deeper understanding of the functioning of morality within the social culture as well as new vistas on the function of ethical theories themselves.
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Medical Career Basics Course For Dummies, 2 eBook Bundle

Medical Ethics For Dummies & Clinical Anatomy For Dummies

Author: Jane Runzheimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118596897

Category: Medical

Page: 792

View: 5181

Two complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled bythe publisher, this medical school basics bundle bringstogether two of the bestselling For Dummies medical schooltitles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle,you’ll get the complete text of the followingtitles: Medical Ethics For Dummies Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making adiagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals areresponsible for convincing patients and their family members of thebest course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing howto make the right moral and ethical choices. Unlike daunting andexpensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers anaccessible and affordable course supplement for anyone studyingmedical or biomedical ethics and includes moral issues surroundingstem cell research, genetic engineering, euthanasia, and muchmore. Clinical Anatomy For Dummies Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates toclinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology coursedesigned to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomyfocuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounterin a clinical setting. Loaded with clear definitions, conciseexplanations, and plenty of full-color illustrations, ClinicalAnatomy For Dummies presents a friendly, unintimidatingoverview of the material covered in a typical college-levelClinical Anatomy course. About the Authors of Medical Ethics For Dummies Jane Runzheimer, MD, is a family physician who has served on theEthics Committee of Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park,Minnesota. Linda Johnson Larsen has written 24 books, many of whichhave an emphasis on health, and has been a patient advocate for herhusband and several family members. About the Authors of Clinical Anatomy For Dummies David Terfera, PhD, teaches biomedical sciences at theUniversity of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. ShereenJegtvig, DC, MS, is a health and nutrition writer.
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A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (Pmbok(r) Guide) (German)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628251883

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 756

View: 1065

The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.
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