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What's Good on TV?

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English
224 Pages

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What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Television presents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts of moral philosophy using concrete examples from classic and contemporary television shows.
  • Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classic television shows, such as The Office, Law and Order, Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complex philosophical concepts
  • Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementary introductory ethics text
  • Features case studies, study questions, and suggested readings
  • Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows, and are easily accessible
  • Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversial ethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide, censorship and the erosion of values
  • Includes a companion website at http://whatsgoodontv.webs.com

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Published 26 July 2011
Reads 4
EAN13 9781444343014
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Television presents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts of moral philosophy using concrete examples from classic and contemporary television shows.
  • Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classic television shows, such as The Office, Law and Order, Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complex philosophical concepts
  • Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementary introductory ethics text
  • Features case studies, study questions, and suggested readings
  • Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows, and are easily accessible
  • Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversial ethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide, censorship and the erosion of values
  • Includes a companion website at http://whatsgoodontv.webs.com