History of Western Ethics / Edition 2

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Overview

This newly revised and updated edition of A History of Western Ethics is a coherent and accessible overview of the most important figures and influential ideas of the history of ethics in the Western philosophical tradition.
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A collection of 13 survey articles from Garland's Encyclopedia of ethics, looking at ethics from presocratic Greece to 20th-century Anglo-America. A primary or supplementary text for an undergraduate course in ethics, philosophy, or Western civilization. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415968256
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/12/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence C. Becker is a Fellow of Hollins University and Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, College of William and Mary. He is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Ethics (1992; 2001) with Charlotte B. Becker.

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Table of Contents

A Note from the Editors
1 Presocratic Greek Ethics 1
2 Classical Greek Ethics 9
3 Hellenistic Ethics 19
4 Roman Ethics 31
5 Early Medieval Ethics 43
6 Late Medieval Ethics 53
7 Renaissance Ethics 61
8 Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Ethics 79
9 Nineteenth-Century British Ethics 95
10 Nineteenth-Century Continental Ethics 115
11 Twentieth-Century Continental Ethics 127
12 Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Ethics 139
Glossary 153
Selected Bibliography 173
About the Contributors 199
Index 201
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