The Usefulness of Moral Theory in Teaching Practical Ethics: A Reply to Gert and Harris

TitleThe Usefulness of Moral Theory in Teaching Practical Ethics: A Reply to Gert and Harris
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsDavis, M
JournalTeaching Ethics: The Journal of the Society for Ethics across the Curriculum
Volume12
Issue1
Pagination51-60
Date PublishedSpring 2012
ISSN Number21540551
KeywordsPHILOSOPHY , Teaching Moral Theories
AbstractThis article continues a discussion between the author, Bernard Gert and Charles Harris about the usefulness of teaching moral theory when discussing practical and applied ethics. The author argues that moral theory is not very useful in these kinds of discussions, especially for classes in business or professional ethics.
URLhttp://www.uvu.edu/ethics/seac/Davis_The_Usefulness_of_Moral_Theory_in_Teaching_Practical_Ethics_Reply_to_Gert_n_Harris.pdf
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