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What's Good on TV: Understanding Ethics Through Television
What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Televisionpresents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts ofmoral philosophy using concrete examples from classic andcontemporary television shows.
Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classictelevision shows, such as The Office, Law and Order,Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complexphilosophical concepts
Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementaryintroductory ethics text
Features case studies, study questions, and suggestedreadings
Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows,and are easily accessible
Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversialethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare,abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide,censorship and the erosion of values
Includes a companion website at http://whatsgoodontv.webs.com