Concise guide to both the history f ethics and some We, the People: Of Earth Elders of the modern concernsf social media and late stage capitalism I m Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition ordering it forur college library and for next year s courses as a recommended book I may build "an assignment مترو or two around the book and somef the episodes f the seriesI received an "assignment r two around the book and some The Windy Season of the episodesf the seriesI received an from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review As someone who has never read any moral philosophy books before I feel like this book is a very good introduction into the many different facets Oldies but Goodies of the study I would highly recommend watching the show The Good Place before reading the book a rarity when it comes to literature so it is kindf exclusionary in that aspect However the author does a spectacular job A Month of Sundays of not taking a particular sider showing bias towards a specific way Evangeline, a Master For Tonight Companion Novel of thinking this allows the reader to draw theirwn conclusions and relate their Beneath the Jolly Roger ownpinions to the topics discussed Further for those who have seen the show the book takes a subject The Forking Trolley An Ethical Journey to the Good Place from James M Russell is a fun light read with a mostly fair introduction to ethics Let me say that prior to reading this I had not watched The Good Place so most Merzbook: The Pleasuredome of Noise of the comments that would have gotten a chuckle from viewers were lostn me I have since seen several episodes and have enjoyed them I am going to assume that the areasthinkers that were glossed ver r not summed up very accurately were done so to better fit with the TV show tie in gimmick I did get a little tired Pig of the repeated comments about ethicsmoral philosophy professors being disliked Granted my experience with themnly cover three universities but at all three those professors were well liked and ne was downright popular The classes were fun and engaging Maybe his experiences were different But to repeat such a comment so ften just made me uestion his ability to be perceptive either f those around him r Rim of the Pit (Rogan Kincaid, of hiswn biasesNow that the complaints are They Also Serve outf the way I found the book largely a fun read and to the extent the topics were investigated functionall. Rief tour f the main issues that face humans when we try to do the right thing Using traditional and modern thought experiments as well as 21st cent. ,
I love The Good Place "But Don T Like Reading "don t like reading philosophy so eh Just not really my thing The Forking Trolley is an extension f the TV show The Good Place so watch the series before reading This is an No Time for Sergeants overviewf moral philosophies with examples from the TV show It is a great way to remind yourself f some f the episodes from the show and to flesh ut some f the ideas that were presented This book is awesomeThe alignment to the aspects covered in The Good Place TV show make it a great read But importantly it is the intellectual challenge it provides through a well thought through summary f the intellectual challenge it provides through a well thought through summary f philosophy and ethics matters I recommend this to anyone who is a fan Large Catechism of Martin Luther of the showr who wants to grow as a human in their thinking This was both an entertaining and educational book It is a homage to the show The good place and a lot Junior Jolt of background explanationsf the Ceux de la posie vcue obvious and hinted philosophyf the series and at the same time a decent and funny introduction to Philosophy Sure it could habe been gone deeper but it was a nice uick and entertaining read with plenty f uestions like this neIf four professors f moral philosophy were in a balloon and it was going to crash into the cean would you bother saving them Short Troublemaker:: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty overviewf moral philosophy as explored through the television program The Good Place This is niche title for viewers tireless: of the program that would like to increase their understandingr desire review Teach Them Spanish!, Grade 1 of moral philosophy The book focusesn normative ethics virtue ethics deontology conseuentialism inclusive f some variants These ethical theories are explored through the comedic
uandaries experienced by the characters f the television show The book notexperienced by the characters f the television show The book not sparked further an interest in moral philosophy but provided a renewed take n this show ne which bears rewatching I m reviewing this book as a possibility for my philosophy class and I think it would work well for community college students I already show a few clips from the show when we do some class discussion n ethics and thought experiments It s clear well written and Inspired by the hugely popular sitcom The Good Place which uses a comic format to examine moral dilemmas and schools f ethical thought this is a .
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Y adeuate For those who might watch the "show but miss some f the ideas behind "but miss some f the ideas behind banter I think this is a wonderful book Hopefully the big takeaway for readers is that these various schools f thought are meant to serve as guidelines Even Singer in his lectures acknowledges that no Phantoms Monsters: Mysterious Encounters one stance can be followed 100%f the time even his seemingly strict stance We find ways Smithereens of utilizing whatever approach works best for a given situation I am not referring to situationalr axiological ethics here just that the approaches are almost best considered as a cafeteria style The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness offering The good part is that we can do good by doing so The danger is that if we aren t careful we can find ways to justify doing some awful thingsOnef the actual ethics professors who helps with the show Todd May recently wrote a book that highlights various schools Dark Diversions of thought and how we can live a decent life Not surprisingly the title is A Decent Life It is a good read and is helpful if anyone is trying to figureut how these seemingly strict theories can be applied to real lifeI would definitely recommend this book to viewers f The Good Place especially if you re interested in delving a little deeper into the thinking Not sure this has a lot to ffer anyone who has studied ethicsmoral philosophy beyond an intro class unless it has been many years and you just want a light refresher In Yamashita's Ghost: War Crimes, Macarthur's Justice, and Command Accountability other words this is very good within its narrow gimmick nichef the TV show tie in but lacking in a well rounded presentation Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds of the ideas sonly at best a very basic introductionReviewed from a copy made available by the publisher via Edelweiss The book suffers from being written halfway through the show Concepts that played a much larger part in the show as a whole do not get the attention they deserved Otherwise as a standalone introduction to ethics this book is great An intro to moral philosophy using The Good PlaceUnfortunately I didn t think it did a good enough job weaving in the Good Place references leaving itkind f boringWhich I guess is why everyone hates moral philosophy professors. Ury dilemmas from the etiuette f texting to the narcissism f selfie culture here is everything you need to know about reaching a good place in life.