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Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Kenneth Strike, Pamela Moss

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 23, 2007

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A core text for courses in Freshman Orientation, College Ethics and Critical Thinking; a supplementary text for courses in Introduction to Ethics, and Expository Writing.


Using engaging case studies of ethical dilemmas commonly facing college students, this text gives students hands-on opportunities to apply critical thinking and a problem-solving approach to areas of life that matter to them. Topics covered include relationships, cheating, drinking, privacy, diversity, computer issues, sex, college sports, abuse, responsibility, and plagiarism. The text shows how five important ethical principles can be used to think through morally complex situations and settle disputes. It teaches reasoning and dialoguing skills that students can use productively in every every area of their college experience, and addresses topics that are essential to building personal character, healthy college communities, and a strong society.

Table of Contents

1.        Introduction 

2.        Academic Integrity, Grading, and Cheating 

3.        Tolerance, Diversity, and Hate Speech    

4.        Privacy and Dialogue    

5.        Loyalty, Friendship, and Community    

6.        Sex, Relationships, and Power    

7.        Drinking and Living the Good Life     

8.        On Getting a Life     

9.        Religion, Relativism, and Dialogue     

10.      For Further Reflection: Additional Cases



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