Joseph Butler: Fifteen Sermons and other writings on ethics

Joseph Butler: Fifteen Sermons and other writings on ethics

by David McNaughton (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780199657568
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2017
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David McNaughton, Florida State University

David McNaughton is Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University and Professor Emeritus at Keele University. He is the founder and first President of the British Society for Ethical Theory. He is the author of Moral Vision (1988) and, with Eve Garrard, Forgiveness (2010), and of a number of papers on ethics, philosophy of religion, and the relations between the two. He is currently writing a book with Piers Rawling on their approach to practical reasons, and editing Butler's Analogy of Religion for OUP.

Table of Contents

Sermon 1 Upon Human Nature
Sermon 2 Upon Human Nature
Sermon 3 Upon Human Nature
Sermon 4 Upon the Government of the Tongue
Sermon 5 Upon Compassion
Sermon 6 Upon Compassion
Sermon 7 Upon the Character of Balaam
Sermon 8 Upon Resentment
Sermon 9 Upon the Forgiveness of Injuries
Sermon 10 Upon Self-Deceit
Sermon 11 Upon the Love of our Neighbour
Sermon 12 Upon the Love of our Neighbour
Sermon 13 Upon the Love of God
Sermon 14 Upon the Love of God
Sermon 15 Upon the Ignorance of Man
A Dissertation of the Nature of Virtue
A Sermon Preached Before the House of Lords
A Selection from the Correspondence between Joseph Butler and Samuel Clarke
Editorial Notes
Butler's Predecessors

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