Moral Measures: An Introduction to Ethics West and East (Hardback)
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Moral Measures: An Introduction to Ethics West and East (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 27/04/2000
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Moral Measures is a clear, fresh and accessible introduction to ethics which carefully illuminates the difficult issues surrounding cross-cultural ethics and moral thought. By examining Western and Eastern moral traditions, James Tiles explores the basis for determining ethical measures of conduct across different cultures.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415224956
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 32 mm


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"This is a solid, interesting, and insightful work. All in all a wonderfully polished set of expositions and arguments!."
-David Hall, University of Texas, El Paso
..."well and clearly written...sophisticated in its insights...presents a scholarly and persuasive interpretation of various ethical theories."
-Geoffrey Scarre, University of Durham
"J.E. Tiles offers an elaborate and detailed exploration of cross-cultural ethical thought... Tiles presents a sophisticated treatment of the enduring question of the standard or measure of moral conduct. It is rich in understanding and offers many insights on the questions and theories surveyed."
-Wendy Donner, Carleton University
"Jim Tile's "Moral Measures: An Introduction to Ethics West and East is a rare and welcome approach to the field of ethics because it not only provides a comprehensive review of the classical Western ethical theories but also takes into account Eastern ethical systems such as Confucianism, Yangism, Moism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism as valuable resources for understanding moral constructs...Tile's "Moral Measures, with its extensive discussion and deliberate inclusion of Eastern ethical theories, provides an invaluable starting point for future intercultural exchange in the field of ethics. "Philosophy East and West July 2003."

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