"For the latest four-volume edition of this work, editors Lucas and Roth have orchestrated the collaboration and coordination of over 300 contributing authors, ensuring that the new edition represents a truly comprehensive approach to its expansive topic. This third edition adds more than 50 new articles, raising the total to 1,038 essays. Six appendixes are also featured. The articles are organized into 13 broad categories, from "Theories & Traditions" to "Hope, Happiness & the Future." Each broad category is broken down into more manageable subtopics within its respective section. [...] ethics continues to expand beyond philosophy in many diverse directions, making this updated work a great addition to any academic library. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty."
“Gr 10 Up -This revised edition continues to provide accessible entry points for those grappling with ethical issues and concerns…This well-organized, highly useful work will be popular with researchers and general readers.”
Library Journal, 2005
“Students will be able to use these volumes to build debate cases for such topics as right vs. wrong, justice vs. injustice, animal rights, bilingual education and many others… If your school teaches ethics, you will want this volume in your collection. Certainly students on debate teams will wish to search some of their questions, so you might want to check with the local public library to see if you can join in the purchase there.”
Gale (Reference for Students), 2005
“…this excellent revision should definitely be considered. Its relatively reasonable price should appeal to high-school, public, and academic libraries alike.”
“The depth and breadth of discourse makes Ethics an ideal purchase for both undergraduate and graduate institutions of higher learning.”