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A Short History of Ethics

A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century (Routledge Classics)

by Alasd MacIntyre

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7490154M
ISBN 100415287499
ISBN 109780415287494

University of Kansas, Fall Philosophy History of Ethics Ben Eggleston—[email protected] History of Ethics. Description: A study of four of the most influential works in the history of moral philosophy: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature, Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, and John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism. Ethics is the branch of philosophy that examines right and wrong moral behavior, moral concepts (such as justice, virtue, duty) and moral language. Various ethical theories pose various answers to the question "What is the greatest good?" and elaborate a complete set .

  A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics. Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and considers its impact. A Short History of Brand: Taylor & Francis. The first edition of MacIntyre's A Short History of Ethics was widely read and translated into several languages. Since its publication in , MacIntyre has continued to investigate philosophical and ethical issues, and comes to the second edition with thirty more years of questions and answers, and a slightly different viewpoint. His additions and corrections to the first edition, appear in Pages:

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