Louis Pojman

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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} Louis Paul Pojman (April 22, 1935-October 15, 2005) was an American philosopher and professor, whose name is most recognized as the author of over a hundred philosophy texts and anthologies which he himself read at more than sixty universities around the world and which continue to be used widely for educational purposes.[1] Pojman was known for work in applied ethics and philosophy of religion.


Louis Pojman was the author or editor of 34 books and 100 articles, including:

  • "The Logic of Subjectivity: Kierkegaard's Philosophy of Religion" (1984)
  • "Religious Belief and the Will" (1986)
  • "The Abortion Controversy" (2nd ed. 1998)
  • "Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong" (7th ed., 2012) [Co-author James Fieser]
  • "Global Environmental Ethics" (1999)
  • "Life and Death: Grappling with the Moral Dilemas of Our Time" (2nd ed. 2000)
  • "Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application" (6th ed. 2011) [Co-author Paul Pojman (d. 2012)]
  • "The Moral Life: A Reader in Moral Philosophy" (5th ed. 2014) [Co-author Lewis Vaughn]
  • "Justice" (2006)
  • "Who Are We? Theories of Human Nature" (2006)
  • "How Should We Live? An Introduction to Ethics" (2005)
  • "Philosophy of Religion" (1998; re-issued in 2009)
  • "Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology" (6th ed., 2012) [Co-author Michael Rea]
  • "Philosophy: The Quest for Truth" (9th ed. 2014) [Co-author Lewis Vaughn]
  • "Philosophy: The Classics" (3rd ed. 2011) [Co-author Lewis Vaughn]
  • "Terrorism, Human rights, and The Case for World Government" (2006)


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