Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues
Title: Thinking critically about ethical issues
Author: Vincent Ryan Ruggiero
Call number: BJ1012 .R82 2011
From the Publisher:
This concise, accessible text emphasizes doing ethical analysis and thinking critically about ethical issues, rather than focusing on ethical theory or the history of ethics. Ruggiero’s readers are invited to apply ethical principles to issues that exemplify the kinds of moral challenges encountered in everyday life. It engages students’ minds, stimulates enthusiasm, and makes teaching more effective and rewarding.
About the author:
Vincent Ryan Ruggiero is a graduate of Siena College and the College of St. Rose. He was a social case worker and an industrial engineer before beginning his teaching career. During his four years as an engineer, he performed time and motion studies; devised improvements in methods, equipment, and layout; and conducted standard cost plan analyses. This experience produced his unique perspective on creative and critical thinking, a perspective grounded not merely in cognitive theory but also in practical application.