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MindTap Philosophy for Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues, Concise Edition 8th Edition

Barbara MacKinnon, Andrew Fiala

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MindTap™ Philosophy for MacKinnon/Fiala's Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues, Concise Edition, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Barbara MacKinnon, University of San Francisco

Barbara MacKinnon is a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of San Francisco. During her 30 years of teaching, her instruction and writing focused primarily on the history of ethics and contemporary ethical issues. She enjoys reading widely, playing the piano, and traveling.

Andrew Fiala, Fresno State University

Andrew Fiala is chair and professor of philosophy at Fresno State University, as well as director of the university's Ethics Center. His scholarly writing focuses on war and peace, politics, religion, and ethics. He also is a columnist for the Fresno Bee.
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Chapter Reading. Read this section from your book to be introduced to new topics.
Simulation. Interact with engaging ethical dilemmas, make decisions and see the implications of your choices.
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Questia. Access our online research library for more primary and secondary source readings.
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