By Michael J. Taleff PhD CSAC MAC

ISBN-10: 0826124585

ISBN-13: 9780826124586

"The facets of the ebook relating to the philosophy of technology and cognitive technological know-how (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in average and valuable methods. i like to recommend this e-book to these dependancy pros who are looking to create their very own framework for moral determination making."


Ethical decision-making is needed in lots of of the tricky events confronted via dependancy execs. during this consultant, Michael Taleff describes easy methods to combine severe pondering with moral decision-making. it is a advisor now not on "what to do" while faced with tough moral dilemmas, yet on how one can take into consideration what to do.

The writer offers universal moral dilemmas that dependancy pros face of their day-by-day work--such as boundary concerns, confidentiality, twin relationships, and more--and asks readers to think about their very own responses to those dilemmas. The ebook then exhibits readers how you can practice new types of moral pondering to perform.

Key features:

  • Presents a moral self-exam to motivate severe wondering one's personal decision-making method
  • Introduces various types reminiscent of the social agreement concept, existentialist conception, and moral egoism
  • Discusses how biases, emotional reactions, and fallacies can weaken moral decision-making
  • Presents an introductory "Ethics Judgment Kit," an easy, functional decision-making strategy for students

This ebook demonstrates how severe considering talents can influence and enhance the method of moral decision-making.

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