This book is a collection of readings on ethical issues that form a part of the philosophy curriculum of several universities. The readings reflect many important perspectives that exist within Western ethical philosophy and Indian philosophical traditions. Readers are introduced to discussions on various issues, ranging from the classical to the contemporary. This book will be useful for comprehending debates and deliberations in ethics and will encourage readers to reflect critically on a wide range of ethical concerns.
Understanding Ethics contains six sections: Nature and Scope of Ethics, Ethical Theories, Indian Ethics, Social Ethics, Ethics in the Spotlight, and Ethical Concerns.