Ethical Issues in Third World Development: A Philosophy of Social Change

Ethical Issues in Third World Development: A Philosophy of Social Change

By: Joseph Osei (author)Hardback

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Providing a framework for integrating development studies into mainstream Philosophy, this book offers a code of ethics for the guidance of development professionals.


PART I; Introducing New Sub-fields in Philosophy; 1: Toward the Philosophy of Development; 2: What is Ethics of Development?; PART II; Foundation in Ethical Theories and Traditions; 3: Plato's Ethics and Theory of Change; 4: Aristotle's Theory of Change and Virtue Ethics; 5: J. S. Mill's Utilitarianism; 6: Kantian Ethics; 7: John Dewey's Ethics; 8: Karl Popper's Ethics; 9: Rawls' Theory of Justice; 10: Peter Singer's Ethics; 11: Sterba's Ethics; 12: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Ethics; 13: Christian Ethics; 14: Feminist Care Ethics; 15: Traditional African Ethics; PART III; Challenges to Ethics of Development and Responses; 16: Ethics of Development and the Challenge of Ethical Egoism; 17: The Challenge of Social Ethics; 18: The Challenge of Cultural Ethical Relativism; 19: The Challenge of Islamic and Christian Extremism; 20: The Challenge of Ethical Dilemmas and Responses; PART IV; 21: A Tentative Code of Ethics for Development Professional Organizations; 22: A Tentative Code of Ethics or Employees of Development Professional Organizations; 23: The Future of Development Ethics; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773413771
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 428
  • ID: 9780773413771
  • ISBN10: 0773413774

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