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The noble edge : reclaiming an ethical world one choice at a time

Author: Christopher Gilbert, (Ethics consultant)
Publisher: New York, New York : Morgan James Publishing, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical and humorous guide to understanding that there's no right way to do the wrong thing.

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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Gilbert, (Ethics consultant)
ISBN: 9781631954054 1631954059
OCLC Number: 1227693432
Description: xix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Crisis and victory! : the compassion of ethics --
Where's my decoder ring? : the language of ethics --
It's not about information, it's about transformation : the clarity of ethics --
Shift happens : the threshold of ethics --
The first grain : the wisdom of ethics --
The second grain : the whole truth of ethics --
The third grain : the philosopher's vs. the practitioner's ethics --
Subjectivism : me, myself, and I decide what's ethical --
Relativism : guilds and allegiances tell uswhat's ethical --
Relativism, part 2 : the pressures of relativity --
Consequentialism, virtuism, and universalism : tell us what happened, it may be ethical! --
Vary the pattern : the progression of ethics --
The fourth grain : moral progressivism : the ladder of ethics --
Climb the ladder : the step-wise of ethics --
It can't be that simple : the task of progressive ethics --
To infinity and beyond! : your ethical future --
Appendices: Appendix A: Expanded definitions ; Appendix B: Ethics principles summarized.
Responsibility: Christopher Gilbert PhD.
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"Wow! I couldn't put it down! The book is brilliant, inspiring, filled with humor that informs and amazing personal stories. If I were still Dean of the USC Law School, I would assign it to every law Read more...

 
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Life as a noble adventure

by jjk007 (WorldCat user published 2021-10-12) Excellent Permalink

As a teacher, trainer and consultant, author Christopher Gilbert spends most of his days talking about how to do the right thing.

In his book, “The Noble Edge,” Gilbert presents a strong and convincing argument about human ethics and morality.  In a pleasingly conversational...
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Excellent Book on Ethical Decision Making in Modern Society

by Airrally714 (WorldCat user published 2021-10-12) Excellent Permalink

Entering the world of Christopher Gilbert, Ph.D. with his book, The Noble Edge: Reclaiming an Ethical World One Choice at a Time, is well-worth taking and savoring all the way through....
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Be the best you, you can, ethically, morally, truthfully and honestly.

by SusanKeefe60 (WorldCat user published 2021-10-12) Excellent Permalink

This is such a fascinating and thought-provoking book. We all like to think we are honest, and would do the ‘right’ thing, however, would we? What about the niggling little voices in our heads which influence what we actually do? Do we really do what is ethically...
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Truth, trust, and transparency

by gradyharp (WorldCat user published 2021-10-11) Excellent Permalink

 

Washington author Christopher Gilbert earned his BS in Geology...
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There is no right way to do the wrong thing...

by scottlorenz (WorldCat user published 2021-10-11) Excellent Permalink

The Noble Edge: Reclaiming an Ethical World One Choice at a Time by Christopher Gilbert, PhD is a book perfect for high school students...
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