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short history of ethics

Alasdair MacIntyre

short history of ethics

[a history of moral philosophy from the Homeric age to the twentieth century]

by Alasdair MacIntyre

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences and ethics.,
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlasdair MacIntyre.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 280p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22457468M
    ISBN 100415040272

    A Short History of Ethics by Macintyre Alasdair. You Searched For: Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. A Short History of Ethics: A History of. A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century By Alasdair MacIntyre Routledge, (2nd edition) Read preview Overview The Problem of Choice: An Introduction to Ethics By William Henry Roberts Ginn,

    The first edition of MacIntyre's A Short History of Ethics was widely read and translated into several languages. Since its publication in , MacIntyre has continued to investigate philosophical and ethical issues, and comes to the second edition with thirty more years of questions and answers, and a slightly different viewpoint. His additions and corrections to the first edition, appear in Pages: Aristotle waits until Book Ten to complete the logic set forth in Book One with regard to determining the ultimate good for man by examining a human being's highest capacities. As already mentioned in the analysis of Book One, Aristotle holds that the happiness of man can be defined by determining the function proper to man. This function.

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