David E. Cooper examines how the logic behind moral theory can help us address questions swirling around ethical conflicts within a modern pluralistic, multicultural society. Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural Worldprovides a solid foundation in moral theory, recast in light of postmodern critiques of moral philosophy, together with diverse applications that shed light on how to avoid numerous, real-life ethical failures. Cooper draws substantially on the philosophy of Jurgen Habermas to help students understand the philosophical complexity of ethical challenges that arise for professionals in all types of work. Cooper's text is rich in theory, application, and pedagogic elements that can help students from all disciplines better understand how to resolve ethical challenges in the modem workplace. Features of Ethics for Professionals Lively exposition of standard ethical theories, including Habermas's discourse ethics Engaging illustrations to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of complex philosophical issues Rich infusion of anecdotes and stories which capture the ethical dimension of real-world experiences Examples drawn from diverse academic disciplines (e.g., psychology, political science, history) to explain philosophic content and illustrate ethical failures Technical terms highlighted with definitions, together with a glossary for easy referenceCooper, David E. is the author of 'Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131830936 and ISBN 0131830937.