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Human Society in Ethics and Politics / Edition 2

Human Society in Ethics and Politics / Edition 2

by Bertrand Russell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415083003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/21/1992
Edition description: REV
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

Table of Contents

Introduction Preface Part 1: Ethics 1. Sources of Ethical Beliefs and Feelings 2. Moral Codes 3. Morality as a Means 4. Good and Bad 5. Partial and General Goods 6. Moral Obligation 7. Sin 8. Ethical Controversy 9. Is there Ethical Knowledge? 10. Authority in Ethics 11. Production and Distribution 12. Superstitious Ethics 13. Ethical Sanctions Part 2: The Conflict of Passions 14. From Ethics to Politics 15. Politically Important Desires 16. Forethought and Skill 17. Myth and Magic 18. Cohesion and Rivalry 19. Scientific Technique and the Future 20. Will Religious Faith Cure Our Troubles? 21. Conquest? 22. Steps Towards a Stable Peace 23. Prologue or Epilogue Index

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