Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy

Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy

by J. B. Schneewind
     
 

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Henry Sidgwick's The Methods of Ethics challenges comparison, as no other work in moral philosophy, with Aristotle's Ethics in the depth of its understanding of practical rationality, and in its architectural coherence it rivals the work of Kant. In this historical, rather than critical study, Professor Schneewind shows how Sidgwick's arguments and conclusions

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Henry Sidgwick's The Methods of Ethics challenges comparison, as no other work in moral philosophy, with Aristotle's Ethics in the depth of its understanding of practical rationality, and in its architectural coherence it rivals the work of Kant. In this historical, rather than critical study, Professor Schneewind shows how Sidgwick's arguments and conclusions represent rational developments of the work of Sidgwick's predecessors, and brings out the nature and structure of the reasoning underlying his position.

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ISBN-13:
9780191519826
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
11/17/1977
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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