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A Concise Introduction To Logic 14th Edition

Over a million students have learned to be more discerning at constructing and evaluating arguments with the help of Hurley's A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC. The text's clear, student-friendly and thorough presentation has made it the most widely used logic text in North America. Studying logic offers multiple benefits. It helps you think through problems in an organized and systematic way. It instills patterns of reasoning that enable you to persuade others as to the correctness of your convictions, and it teaches you how to use language clearly and precisely. Doing well in logic improves your skills in ways that will help in your other courses, everyday life and future career. Additionally, for the 14th edition, the WebAssign online platform provides interactive exercises, online homework solutions, multimedia tutorials, help videos and the complete text in an eBook format. Read More

Patrick J. Hurley

©2024

Ethics 10th Edition

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and contemporary moral debates using MacKinnon/Fiala's ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 10th EDITION. Clear writing and organization make complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover a broad range of theoretical issues and applied topics. Chapters include user-friendly opening vignettes like “What Do You Think?” discussion questions, mid-chapter “Check Your Understanding” quizzes, clear learning outcomes, chapter summaries, and charts and tables of key ideas. Students will be engaged by the way that real world examples and contemporary issues are woven into the text, including extensive treatment of race and gender. The text has a useful glossary and online learning resources. Read More

Barbara MacKinnon| Barbara MacKinnon

©2024

Roots Of Wisdom 8th Edition

Mitchell's ROOTS OF WISDOM: A TAPESTRY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS, Eighth Edition, explores worldviews by examining universal and current philosophical issues through a rich tapestry of perspectives, including the ideas and traditions of men and women from the West, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Worldviews reveal core beliefs and determine who is and who is not a person, what an Ultimate Reality might be like and how to resolve the personal, political and social questions that shape ethical decision making. The text couples unrivaled breadth of multicultural coverage with a clear and concise presentation. Striking images from fine art, cartoons, poetry, movies, current events and popular music illustrate our diverse cultural inheritance. Lively discussions include the Confucian Socially Molded Self, issues of sovereignty and citizenship and the philosophical concept of personhood. Read More

Helen Buss Mitchell

©2019

Engineering Ethics 6th Edition

Successful engineers need more than strong technical skills; they also need a rock-solid ethical foundation. ENGINEERING ETHICS, Sixth Edition, equips you with the tools for the highest ethical standards and practice. It helps you understand the importance of your conduct as a future professional engineer and shows how your actions can affect the health, safety and welfare of the public and environment. Packed with examples of engineering achievements and failures, it offers intriguing case studies to give you hands-on experience grappling with modern-day ethical dilemmas, and a proven method for analysis walks you step by step through ethical problem-solving techniques. It emphasizes practical application of the Engineering Code of Ethics, sustainability and economic development, risk management, globalized standards for engineering and future challenges relating to evolving technology. Read More

Charles E. Harris, Jr.| Michael S. Pritchard| Michael J. Rabins| Ray W. James, P.E.| Elaine E. Englehardt

©2019

The Big Questions 10th Edition

THE BIG QUESTIONS, 10th Edition, covers philosophy's central ideas in an accessible, approachable manner. You'll explore timeless "big questions" about the self, God, justice, and other meaningful topics, gaining the context you need for an understanding of the foundational issues, as well as the confidence to establish your own informed positions on these "big questions." This edition is now also available with MindTap Philosophy, a system of tools and apps -– from note taking to flashcards -- that help you understand course concepts, achieve better grades, and set the groundwork for your future courses. Read More

Robert C. Solomon| Kathleen M. Higgins

©2018

Logic And Contemporary Rhetoric 13th Edition

LOGIC AND CONTEMPORARY RHETORIC: THE USE OF REASON IN EVERYDAY LIFE, 13th Edition, introduces you to sound reasoning using current, relevant, and stimulating examples in a witty and invigorating writing style. Combining examples from television, newspapers, magazines, advertisements, and our nation's political dialogue, this classic text brings the concepts to life and puts critical-thinking skills into a context that you will retain and use throughout your life. Read More

Frank Boardman| Nancy M. Cavender| Howard Kahane

©2018

A Concise Introduction To Logic 13th Edition

Over a million students have learned to be more discerning at constructing and evaluating arguments with the help of A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC, 13th Edition. The text's clear, friendly, thorough presentation has made it the most widely used logic text in North America. The book shows you how the content connects to real-life problems and gives you everything you need to do well in your logic course. Doing well in logic improves your skills in ways that translate to other courses you take, your everyday life, and your future career. The accompanying technological resources offered through MindTap, a highly robust online platform, include self-grading interactive exercises, a new digital activity that allows you to apply the skills you learn to a real-world problem, and videos to reinforce what you learn in the book and hear in class. Read More

Patrick J. Hurley| Lori Watson

©2018

Ethics 9th Edition

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and contemporary moral debates using ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover such influential ethical theories as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, and feminist and care ethics. Contemporary moral issues include euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, war, violence, globalization, structural racism, and same-sex marriage. MindTap offers assessments along with animated ethics simulations that allow you to engage with the philosophical issues and concepts discussed in the text. Read More

Barbara MacKinnon| Andrew Fiala

©2018