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NCJ Number: 121195 Find in a Library
Title: Teaching the Applied Criminal Justice Ethics Course
Journal: Justice Professional  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(Fall 1989)  Pages:207-222
Author(s): H R Delaney
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 16
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper explores the implications of moral relativism/moral absolutism as this issue emerges within the applied course in Criminal Justice ethics.
Abstract: The argument developed here holds that moral relativism and moral absolutism can be analyzed conceptually in terms of the fact value dichotomy and a specific sense of the term relativism. The paper proceeds on the assumption that the dynamics of the Criminal Justice ethics course is better understood within the framework of the following question: What is the nature of human action and its relation to belief and knowledge? (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Code of ethics
Index Term(s): Criminal justice education; Ethics training
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