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Short description Through a close analysis of a variety of popular movies, foreign films, and documentaries, Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics Through Movies represents an innovative approach to the study of ethics and the development of moral reasoning skills. A diverse range of classic and contemporary films are woven throughout the text to illustrate each argument. Filled with illuminating insights and thoughtful reflection, Seeing the Light reveals an ethical microcosm in the world of film that can help us think more clearly about the choices we face and decisions we make in the real world.
From the contents Introduction
UNIT ONE: THE HUMAN CONDITION 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Authenticity 1.2 Personal Identity 1.3 Autonomy and Liberty 1.4 Courage and Inner Strength
UNIT TWO: ETHICAL THEORY 2.0 Introduction 2.1 Ethical Egoism 2.2 Cultural Relativism 2.3 Utilitarianism 2.4 Kantian Ethics 2.5 Rawls' Justice Theory 2.6 Aristotle's Virtue Ethics 2.7 Feminist Ethics
UNIT THREE: ETHICAL DILEMMAS 3.0 Introduction 3.1 Confronting the Dilemma 3.2 Encountering Evil 3.3 The Impact of Perspective 3.4 Reflecting on Ethical Decisions 4.0 Conclusion to the Text 4.1 APPS: General References 4.2 APPS: Contemporary Moral Problems Applications Official Websites and Other Resources (On Seeing the Light website)