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    Formal Ethics.Harry J. Gensler - 1996 - Routledge.
    _Formal Ethics_ is the study of formal ethical principles. The most important of these, perhaps even the most important principle of life, is the golden rule: "Treat others as you want to be treated". Although the golden rule enjoys support amongst different cultures and religions in the world, philosophers tend to neglect it. _Formal Ethics_ gives the rule the attention it deserves. Modelled on formal logic, _Formal Ethics_ was inspired by the ethical theories of Kant and Hare. It shows that (...)
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    Ethics and the Golden Rule.Harry J. Gensler - 2013 - Routledge.
    It is commonly accepted that the golden rule—most often formulated as "do unto others as you would have them do unto you"—is a unifying element between many diverse religious traditions, both Eastern and Western. Its influence also extends beyond such traditions, since many non-religious individuals hold up the golden rule as central to their lives. Yet, while it is extraordinarily important and widespread, the golden rule is often dismissed by scholars as a vague proverb that quickly leads to absurdities when (...)
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  3. Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction.Harry J. Gensler - 1998 - Routledge.
    Ethics introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy, and relates them to specific issues, such as racism, education and abortion. The book allows for a fair treatment of different views, and suggests the practical method for forming moral beliefs.
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    Ethical Consistency Principles.Harry J. Gensler - 1985 - Philosophical Quarterly 35 (139):156-170.
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    Ethics and Religion.Harry J. Gensler - 2016 - Cambridge University Press.
    Many people question whether God is the source of morality. Under divine command theory, God's will creates the moral order, and therefore ethical truths are true because of God's will. Under natural law, on the other hand, some ethical truths do not depend on God's will, and yet perhaps they depend on his reason or creation. Ethics and Religion develops strong, defensible, and original versions of both divine command theory and natural law. The book also discusses ethics and atheism: how (...)
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    Introduction to Logic.Harry J. Gensler - 2001 - London and New York: Routledge.
    Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples, and has easy-to-use proof methods. Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include: simpler ways to test arguments, including an innovative proof method and the star test for syllogisms; a wide scope of materials, suiting it for introductory or intermediate courses; engaging examples, from philosophy and everyday life; useful for self-study and preparation for standardized tests, like the LSAT; a reasonable price ; and exercises that correspond to the free (...)
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  7. A Kantian Argument Against Abortion.Harry J. Gensler - 1986 - Philosophical Studies 49 (1):83 - 98.
    I criticize various anti- and pro-abortion arguments. then, using the principle that a consistent person who thinks it permissible to do a to another will also consent to the idea of someone doing a to him in similar circumstances, i argue that most people could not consistently hold that abortion is normally permissible. i discuss possible objections and distinguish my view from hare's.
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  8. A Kantian Argument Against Abortion.Harry J. Gensler - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 48 (1):83 - 98.
    I criticize various anti- and pro-abortion arguments. then, using the principle that a consistent person who thinks it permissible to do a to another will also consent to the idea of someone doing a to him in similar circumstances, i argue that most people could not consistently hold that abortion is normally permissible. i discuss possible objections and distinguish my view from hare's.
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    Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction.Harry J. Gensler - 1998 - Routledge.
    _Ethics_ introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy to undergraduate students who have already done an introductory course in philosophy. It will help students to think more clearly about how to form their moral beliefs in the wisest and most rational way. The basic approaches to metaethics and normative ethics are related to specific issues, particularly those of racism, education, and abortion. Written in a clear and concise way by an experienced textbook author, _Ethics_ will also be of (...)
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    Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction.Harry J. Gensler - 1998 - Routledge.
    _Ethics_ introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy to undergraduate students who have already done an introductory course in philosophy. It will help students to think more clearly about how to form their moral beliefs in the wisest and most rational way. The basic approaches to metaethics and normative ethics are related to specific issues, particularly those of racism, education, and abortion. Written in a clear and concise way by an experienced textbook author, _Ethics_ will also be of (...)
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    A Kantian Argument Against Abortion.Harry J. Gensler - 1986 - Philosophical Studies 49 (1):83-98.
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  12. Persia and the Golden Rule.Harry J. Gensler - 2013 - Religious Inquiries 2 (3):29-46.
    My paper has two parts. First, I talk about the golden rule. After introducing the rule and its global importance, I explain why many scholars dismiss it as a vague proverb that leads to absurdities when we try to formulate it clearly. I defend the golden rule against such objections. Second, I talk about the golden rule in Persia and Islam; I consider Persian sources and also non-Persian Muslim sources. I show that the golden rule is deeply rooted in Persia (...)
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  13. Historical Dictionary of Logic.Harry J. Gensler - 2006 - Scarecrow Press.
    This one-volume encyclopedia of logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics.
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    Ethics: Contemporary Readings.Harry J. Gensler, Earl W. Spurgin & James Swindal (eds.) - 2003 - Routledge.
    _Ethics: Contemporary Readings_ is designed to lead any student into the subject, through carefully selected classic and contemporary articles. The book includes articles by the leading figures in the field and provides an excellent entry to the topic. The book complements Harry Gensler's _Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction_.
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    Historical Dictionary of Ethics.Harry J. Gensler - 2008 - Scarecrow Press.
    The Historical Dictionary of Ethics covers a very broad range of ethical topics, including ethical theories, historical periods, historical figures, applied ethics, ethical issues, ethical concepts, non-Western approaches, and related ...
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  16. Historical Dictionary of Logic.Harry J. Gensler - 2007 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 13 (3):370-371.
     
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  17. Logic: Analyzing and Appraising Arguments.Harry J. Gensler - 1989 - Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA: Prentice-Hall.
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    The a to Z of Ethics.Harry J. Gensler & Earl Spurgin - 2010 - Scarecrow Press.
    The A to Z of Ethics covers a very broad range of ethical topics, including ethical theories, historical periods, historical figures, applied ethics, ethical issues, ethical concepts, non-Western approaches, and related disciplines. Harry J. Gensler and Earl W. Spurgin tackle such issues as abortion, capital punishment, stem cell research, and terrorism while also explaining key theories like utilitarianism, natural law, social contract, and virtue ethics.
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    The a to Z of Logic.Harry J. Gensler - 2010 - Scarecrow Press.
    The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic, temporal logic, set theory, many-valued logic, mereology, and paraconsistent logic. Similarly, there are entries on topics relating to those previously mentioned such as negation, conditionals, truth (...)
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    Free Will and Values. By Robert Kane.Harry J. Gensler - 1989 - Modern Schoolman 66 (2):160-162.
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    Ethics and Experience: Life Beyond Moral Theory – Timothy Chappell.Harry J. Gensler - 2011 - Philosophical Quarterly 61 (245):878-880.
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    A Simplified Decision Procedure for Categorical Syllogisms.Harry J. Gensler - 1973 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 14 (4):457-466.
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    Acting Commits One to Ethical Beliefs.Harry J. Gensler - 1983 - Analysis 43 (1):40 - 43.
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    The Prescriptivism Incompleteness Theorem.Harry J. Gensler - 1976 - Mind 85 (340):589-596.
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    How Incomplete is Prescriptivism?Harry J. Gensler - 1984 - Mind 93 (369):103-107.
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    Logic and the First Critique.Harry J. Gensler - 1985 - Kant Studien 76 (1-4):276-287.
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    Review of Thomas P. Flint, Michael C. Rea (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology[REVIEW]Harry J. Gensler - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (9).
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    Ethics is Based on Rationality.Harry J. Gensler - 1986 - Journal of Value Inquiry 20 (4):251-264.
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    Paradoxes of Subjective Obligation.Harry J. Gensler - 1987 - Metaphilosophy 18 (3-4):208-213.
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