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Animals & Ethics 101: Thinking Critically About Animal Rights
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This book provides an overview of the current debates about the nature and extent of our moral obligations to animals. Which, if any, uses of animals are morally wrong, which are morally permissible (i.e., not wrong) and why? What, if any, moral obligations do we, individually and as a society (and a global community), have towards animals and why? How should animals be treated? Why?

We will explore the most influential and most developed answers to these questions – given by philosophers, scientists, and animal advocates and their critics – to try to determine which positions are supported by the best moral reasons.

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Philosophy
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Author:
Nathan Nobis
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Business Ethics
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Business Ethics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester business ethics course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including case studies, application scenarios, and links to video interviews with executives, all of which help instill in students a sense of ethical awareness and responsibility.

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Business and Communication
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Textbook
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Rice University
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Openstax College
Author:
Kurt Stanberry
Stephen M. Byars
Date Added:
09/24/2018
The Business Ethics Workshop
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Ethics is about determining value; it's deciding what's worth doing and what doesn't matter so much.Business ethics is the way we decide what kind of career to pursue, what choices we make on the job,which companies we want to work with, and what kind of economic world we want to live in and thenleave behind for those coming after. There are no perfect answers to these questions, but there's adifference between thinking them through and winging it. The Business Ethics Workshop provides aframework for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas encountered through working life.

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Business and Communication
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Textbook
Provider:
Flat World Knowledge
Author:
James Brusseau
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Ethical Use of Technology in Digital Learning Environments: Graduate Student Perspectives
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This book is the result of a co-design project in a class in the Masters of Education program at the University of Calgary. The course, and the resulting book, focus primarily on the safe and ethical use of technology in digital learning environments. The course was organized according to four topics based on Farrow’s (2016) Framework for the Ethics of Open Education.

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Higher Education
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Textbook
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Alberta Open Educational Resources (ABOER) Initiative
Author:
Barbara Brown
Michele Jacobsen
Verena Roberts
Date Added:
11/02/2021
Ethics for A-Level
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What does pleasure have to do with morality? What role, if any, should intuition have in the formation of moral theory? If something is ‘simulated', can it be immoral?

This accessible and wide-ranging textbook explores these questions and many more. Key ideas in the fields of normative ethics, metaethics and applied ethics are explained rigorously and systematically, with a vivid writing style that enlivens the topics with energy and wit. Individual theories are discussed in detail in the first part of the book, before these positions are applied to a wide range of contemporary situations including business ethics, sexual ethics, and the acceptability of eating animals. A wealth of real-life examples, set out with depth and care, illuminate the complexities of different ethical approaches while conveying their modern-day relevance.

This concise and highly engaging resource is tailored to the Ethics components of AQA Philosophy and OCR Religious Studies, with a clear and practical layout that includes end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, and common mistakes to avoid. It should also be of practical use for those teaching Philosophy as part of the International Baccalaureate.

Ethics for A-Level is of particular value to students and teachers, but Fisher and Dimmock's precise and scholarly approach will appeal to anyone seeking a rigorous and lively introduction to the challenging subject of ethics.

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Philosophy
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Textbook
Provider:
Open Book Publishers
Author:
Andrew Fisher
Mark Dimmock
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Ethics in Law Enforcement
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In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components of the criminal justice system: policing, the courts, and corrections. Discussion will focus on personal values, individual responsibility, decision making, discretion, and the structure of accountability. Specific topics covered will include core values, codes of conduct, ethical dilemmas, organizational consequences, liability, and the importance of critical thinking. By the end of this book, you will be able to distinguish and critically debate contemporary ethical issues in law enforcement.

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Criminal Justice
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Textbook
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BCcampus
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BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Steve McCartney
Date Added:
03/24/2015
Fundamentals of Business: Canadian Edition
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An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Motivating Employees, Managing Human Resources, Union/Management Issues, Marketing: Providing Value, Accounting and Financial Information, and Personal Finances.

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Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy
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This textbook provides an innovative, internationally oriented approach to the teaching of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics. Drawing on case studies involving companies and countries around the world, the textbook explores the social, ethical, and business dynamics underlying CSR in such areas as global warming, genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food production, free trade and fair trade, anti-sweatshop and living-wage movements, organic foods and textiles, ethical marketing practices and codes, corporate speech and lobbying, and social enterprise. The book is designed to encourage students and instructors to challenge their own assumptions and prejudices by stimulating a class debate based on each case study.

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Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
State University of New York
Provider Set:
Milne Open Textbooks
Author:
Guillermo C. Jimenez and Elizabeth Pulos
Date Added:
04/04/2016
Introduction to Business
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Introduction to Business covers the scope and sequence of most introductory business courses. The book provides detailed explanations in the context of core themes such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and managing change. Introduction to Business includes hundreds of current business examples from a range of industries and geographic locations, which feature a variety of individuals. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of business concepts, with attention to the knowledge and skills necessary for student success in this course and beyond.

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Business and Communication
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Textbook
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax CNX
Author:
Amit Shah
Bethann Talsma
Carl McDaniel
James C. Hyatt
Lawrence J. Gitman
Linda Koffel
Monique Reece
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Introduction to Climate Science - 1st Edition
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This book describes how Earth's climate is changing, how it has been changing in the recent geological past and how it may change in the future. It covers the physical sciences that build the foundations of our current understanding of global climate change such as radiation, Earth's energy balance, the greenhouse effect and the carbon cycle. Both natural and human causes for climate change are discussed. Impacts of climate change on natural and human systems are summarized. Ethical and economical aspects of human-caused climate change and solutions are presented.

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Atmospheric Science
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Textbook
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Oregon State University
Author:
Andreas Schmittner
Date Added:
11/03/2021
Introduction to Ethics Course Content
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The Introduction to Ethics Course was developed through the Ohio Department of Higher Education OER Innovation Grant. This work was completed and the course was posted in September 2019. The course is part of the Ohio Transfer Assurance Guides and is also named OAH046. For more information about credit transfer between Ohio colleges and universities, please visit: www.ohiohighered.org/transfer.Team LeadNatalie Kertes-Weaver                       Ursuline CollegeContent ContributorsBenjamin Cordry                                Lorain County Community CollegeBrad Lipinski                                      Cuyahoga Community CollegeToni Nicoletti                                      Cleveland State UniversityLibrarianMandi Goodsett                                 Cleveland State UniversityReview TeamTravis Hreno                                      University of AkronRobert Loftis                                      Lorain County Community College 

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Philosophy
Material Type:
Full Course
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Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Introduction to Ethics Course Content, 1 Intro to Ethics, 1 Intro to Ethics
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Welcome to Introduction to Ethics.  This fully online, open access course is intended to meet the needs of teachers and students undertaking a study of introductory level ethics and moral theory[Image - SVG SILH - CC0 1.0 ]

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Philosophy
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Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Introduction to Ethics Course Content, 2 Critical Thinking/Evaluation of Ideas, 2.1 Critical Evaluation of Arguments
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This module contains links to two textbooks on critical thinking and indicates which sections are most relevant to thinking well about ethics.[ Image - Nina Paley, "You May Be Right" - CC BY-SA 3.0 ]

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Philosophy
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Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Introduction to Ethics Course Content, 2 Critical Thinking/Evaluation of Ideas, 2.2 Critical Evaluation of Moral Theories
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Excerpt edited for the General Intro to Ethics Student:Ethics for A-Level: Introduction -Mark Dimmock and Andrew Fisher, Ethics for A-Level. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2017, https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0125 (CC BY 4.0). [Image - olarte.ollie, "detective" - licensed by CC BY-SA 2.0]

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Philosophy
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Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
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05/16/2019
Introduction to Ethics Course Content, 3 Normative Ethics, 3.1 Primary Sources in Normative Ethics
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This module presents sources in normative ethics.  There are two types of material:  first (in "Section 2"), there is a collection of primary sources with introductions, biographical sketches, and reading/reflecting questions; second (in "Section 3"), there is a link to a textbooks and the sections therein that significantly address normative theory via primary sources.[Image Source - Marsayas, AGMA Ostrakon Themistocle3  - CC BY-SA 3.0. ]

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Philosophy
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Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Introduction to Ethics Course Content, 3 Normative Ethics, 3.2 Normative Theories
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This module presents two resources.  First (in "Section 2"), selections from a textbook that summarize major moral theories; second (in "Section 3"), a link to the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Ethics.[Image source: "Moral Compass" by Paul Downey is licensend under CC BY2.0 ]

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Philosophy
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
05/16/2019