Perspectives on ethics

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  • Ethics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Judith A. Boss.
ContributionsBoss, Judith A., 1942-
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .P435 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 504 p. ;
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL694200M
ISBN 101559349700
LC Control Number97041495

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is a prominent perspective on ethics, one that is well aligned with economics and the free-market outlook that has come to dominate much current thinking about business, management, and economics.

Utilitarianism is an ethical theory that determines right from wrong by focusing on outcomes. It is a form of consequentialism. Utilitarianism holds that the most ethical choice is the one that will produce the greatest good for the greatest number.

It is the only moral. The second part of this book focuses on applied ethics in which a few cases are analyzed from the position of normative ethics.

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