IntroductionrnUNIT ONE: THE HUMAN CONDITIONn1.0 Introductionn1.1 Authenticityn1.2 Personal Identityn1.3 Autonomy and Libertyn1.4 Courage and Inner StrengthrnUNIT TWO: ETHICAL THEORYn2.0 Introductionn2.1 Ethical Egoismn2.2 Cultural Relativismn2.3 Utilitarianismn2.4 Kantian Ethicsn2.5 Rawls' Justice Theoryn2.6 Aristotle's Virtue Ethicsn2.7 Feminist EthicsrnUNIT THREE: ETHICAL DILEMMASn3.0 Introductionn3.1 Confronting the Dilemman3.2 Encountering Eviln3.3 The Impact of Perspectiven3.4 Reflecting on Ethical Decisionsn4.0 Conclusion to the Textn4.1 APPS: General Referencesn4.2 APPS: Contemporary Moral Problems Applications Official Websites and Other Resources (On Seeing the Light website)
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