Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

by Alasdair MacIntyre
     
 

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ISBN-10: 026801759X

ISBN-13: 9780268017590

Pub. Date: 02/01/1998

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. For the second edition Alasdair MacIntyre has included a new preface in which he examines his book “thirty years on” and considers its impact. It remains an important work, ideal for all students interested in ethics and morality.

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A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. For the second edition Alasdair MacIntyre has included a new preface in which he examines his book “thirty years on” and considers its impact. It remains an important work, ideal for all students interested in ethics and morality.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268017590
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
761,616
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii(14)
Preface to the first edition xxi
1 The Philosophical Point of the History of Ethics
1(4)
2 The Prephilosophical History of "Good" and the Transition to Philosophy
5(9)
3 The Sophists and Socrates
14(12)
4 Plato: The Gorgias
26(7)
5 Plato: The Republic
33(18)
6 Postscript to Plato
51(6)
7 Aristotle's Ethics
57(27)
8 Postscript to Greek Ethics
84(26)
9 Christianity
110(11)
10 Luther, Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Spinoza
121(25)
11 New Values
146(11)
12 The British Eighteenth-Century Argument
157(21)
13 The French Eighteenth-Century Argument
178(12)
14 Kant
190(9)
15 Hegel and Marx
199(16)
16 Kierkegaard to Nietzsche
215(12)
17 Reformers, Utilitarians, Idealists
227(22)
18 Modern Moral Philosophy
249

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