Ethics

Ethics

by Stephen Everson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521388325

ISBN-13: 9780521388320

Pub. Date: 06/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of essays provides a sophisticated and accessible introduction to the moral theories of the ancient world. It covers the ethical theories of all the major philosophers and schools from the earliest times to the Hellenistic philosophers. A substantial introduction considers the question of what is distinctive about ancient ethics.  See more details below

Overview

This collection of essays provides a sophisticated and accessible introduction to the moral theories of the ancient world. It covers the ethical theories of all the major philosophers and schools from the earliest times to the Hellenistic philosophers. A substantial introduction considers the question of what is distinctive about ancient ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521388320
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Series:
Companions to Ancient Thought Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: virtue and morality; 2. Pre-platonic ethics Charles H. Kahn; 3. Platonic ethics C. C. W. Taylor; 4. Aristotle on nature and value Stephen Everson; 5. Some issues in Aristotle's moral psychology John McDowell; 6. The inferential foundations of Epicurean ethics David Sedley; 7. Socratic paradox and Stoic theory T. H. Irwin; 8. Doing without objective values: ancient and modern strategies Julia Annas; 9. Moral responsibility: Aristotle and after Susan Sauvé Meyer.

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