History of Western Morals / Edition 1

History of Western Morals / Edition 1

by Crane Brinton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557783705

ISBN-13: 9781557783707

Pub. Date: 09/14/1998

Publisher: Paragon House Publishers

Hailed by The New York Times as "tantalizing" and "learned," A History of Western Morals brings together an impressive range of knowledge of Western civilization. From the ancient cultures of the Near East, through the Ancient Greek and Roman worlds, to the Middle Ages, the Reformation, the Renaissance, the Age of Reason and the twentieth century, Crane Brinton

Overview

Hailed by The New York Times as "tantalizing" and "learned," A History of Western Morals brings together an impressive range of knowledge of Western civilization. From the ancient cultures of the Near East, through the Ancient Greek and Roman worlds, to the Middle Ages, the Reformation, the Renaissance, the Age of Reason and the twentieth century, Crane Brinton searches human history for the meaning of ethics. A History of Western Morals raises controversial conclusions about the value of religion in society, the practices of sex, the nature of crime and the possibility of progress.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557783707
Publisher:
Paragon House Publishers
Publication date:
09/14/1998
Edition description:
1st pbk. ed
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Origins: The Ancient near East III. Origins: The Jews and the Greeks IV. Greece: The Great Age V. The Greco-roman World VI. The Beginnings of the Judaeo-Christian Tradition VII. The Middle Ages VIII. The Reformation IX. The Renaissance X. The Seventeenth Century XI. The Age of Reason XII. The Nineteenth Century XIII. The Twentieth Century XIV. The Problem of Moral Progress XV. Conclusion: In Which Nothing Is Concluded Suggested Readings Index

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