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Author: Steven Cahn
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Title: Morality Responsibility And: The University
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Publisher: Temple University Press; 1st edition (September 28, 1990)
Pages: 273

Morality Responsibility And: The University by Steven Cahn



timely and important book. These thoughtful essays surely will shape the debate about morality in higher education for years to come and provide guidance in the quest to improve the quality of campus Iife. Ernest L. Boyer, President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. This book, the first of its kind, consists of fourteen original essays by noted American philosophers critically investigating crucial moral issues generated by academic life

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Steven M. Cahn teaches academic ethics, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of education at the Graduate Center and has published widely in the field of philosophy and education. Cahn came to the Graduate Center as professor of philosophy and dean of graduate studies in 1983. He was named provost and vice president for academic affairs in 1984, remaining in that position until 1992; in the spring of 1991, he served as acting president after the death of Harold M. Proshansky. He previously taught at Dartmouth College, Vassar College, the University of Rochester, New York University, and the University of Vermont, where from 1973 to 1980 he headed the department of philosophy. He has also been active in foundation work.

Morality, Responsibility, and the University : Studies in Academic Ethics.

com Product Description (ISBN 0877226466, Hardcover). Author note: Steven M. Cahn is Provost and Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Library descriptions. No library descriptions found.

Contents Introduction - Steven M. Cahn Part I 1. In Defense of Affirmative Action - Leslie Pickering Francis 2. Affirmative Action and the University: Faculty Appointment and Preferential Treatment - Robert L. Simon 3. Affirmative Action and Faculty Appointments - Lawrence C. Becker Part II 4. What Good Am I?. .He has published numerous other books, including Morality, Responsibility, and the University (Temple).

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Chapter 4: God and Morality Steven M. Cahn, Morality does not depend on God’s existence – Uncertain whether God exists – Granting existence of God, still uncertain what God wills us to do, Serious conflicts over moral intuitions and scriptural interpretations – Dilemma of Plato’s Euthyphro : Is something wrong because God says so, or does God say so because it is wrong?, Cahn: What God commands must conform to independent moral standard to be right, Religious beliefs alone do not settle moral questions.

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