Jussi Suikkanen is one of the world’s best young moral philosophers, and in this clear and wide-ranging text, he provides an excellent introduction to the philosophical investigation of morality, spanning applied ethics, normative ethics and metaethics. Highly recommended for students and teachers of philosophical ethics.
– Alexander Miller, University of Otago
Suikkanen’s ethics textbook is one of the very best — and most useful — in existence. The book insightfully discusses the main positions in contemporary normative theory, as well as the leading metaethical theories. The weblinks and glossary will prove invaluable to students.
– Brad Hooker, University of Reading
To get a quick sense of the book, you can read the Table of Contents. You can find useful supplementary material for both students and instructors below.
Resources and Self-Assessment
You can download live links for each chapter below (e-books have the links built in). We’ve also provided flashcards for each chapter. Readers are also directed to a free glossary of philosophical terms and the This Is Ethics Quizlet to aid in their studies. The Quizlet includes flashcards, self-testing exercises, and learning games.
Web links to Online Resources
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- A PDF test bank with of 150 questions
- The same test bank with answers highlighted
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