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A century of moral philosophy

by W. D. Hudson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby W. D. Hudson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ301 .H82 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4104992M
    ISBN 100312127774
    LC Control Number80019642

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1 day ago  Chapter 13 The French Eighteenth-Century Argument Chapter 14 Kant Chapter 15 Hegel and Marx Chapter 16 Kierkegaard and Nietzsche Chapter 17 Reformers, Utilitarians, Idealists Chapter 18 Modern Moral Philosophy. Book Summary. Chapters 1 & 2. Moral values and philosophy cannot be detached from a study of history.

Century of moral philosophy. Guildford [England]: Lutterworth Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Hudson, W.D. (William Donald).

Century of moral philosophy. Guildford [England]: Lutterworth Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W D Hudson. This book is a very readable outline of the history of western moral philosophy.

I found it highly enjoyable and also think I learned something from reading it. Perhaps I could compare it to Russell's History of Western Philosophy, though limited to the field of by: Get this from a library.

A century of moral philosophy. [W D Hudson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: W D Hudson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: You have chosen mostly non-philosophical books.

I teach philosophy, especially ethics. This could be a list of books by the great philosophers, but only one of them fits that description. This is because the questions I am most interested in are about how we should live and by what values. Alasdair MacIntyre is research professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

He is the author of numerous books, including After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, third edition (), and Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition (), both published by the University of Notre Dame by: "In this classic work, Alasdair MacIntyre guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times.

He emphasizes the importance of a historical context to moral concepts and ideas. MacIntyre illustrates the relevance of philosophical queries on moral concepts enabling the reader to understand the importance of a historical account of ethics."--Jacket.4/5(2).

Francis Hutcheson (/ ˈ h ʌ tʃ ɪ s ən /; 8 August – 8 August ) was a philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as one of the founding fathers of the Scottish is remembered for his book "A System of Moral Philosophy".Hutcheson was an important influence on the works of several significant Enlightenment thinkers, including.

Moral philosophy is the branch of philosophy that contemplates what is right and wrong. It explores the nature of morality and examines how people should live their lives in relation to others. Moral philosophy has three branches.

The best books on Moral Philosophy, recommended by Jonathan Glover The questions of moral philosophy are not always best answered by philosophy books, says leading moral philosopher, Jonathan Glover.

He explores questions of how we should live and by what values in books spanning across multiple genres. This book was a helpful survey of moral philosophy beginning with Homer and ending with the prescriptivism of R. Hare. MacIntyre's history is never simply summary.

He continuously critiques the philosophers whose views he provides/5. The nineteenth century saw not only a widespread interest in philosophical ideas but also philosophy's development as a more rigorous discipline. Australian philosopher Peter Singer introduces us to the highlights of a century of philosophy books.

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A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century (Routledge Classics) (Paperback) - Common/5(16). Scottish Philosophy the philosophical tradition created by philosophers belonging to Scottish universities.

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The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy offers a uniquely comprehensive and authoritative overview of early-modern philosophy written by an international team of specialists. As with previous Cambridge Histories of Philosophy the subject is treated by topic and theme, and since history does not come packaged in neat bundles, the subject is also treated with 5/5(2).