Great Traditions in Ethics

ISBN-10: 0534551394
ISBN-13: 9780534551391
Edition: 9th 1999
List price: $63.95
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Description: Chronologically sequenced chapter units give an overall historical perspective in this text on ethics, while chapter introductions include biographical, historical and other information.

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Book details

List price: $63.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/7/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 476
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 0.858

Chronologically sequenced chapter units give an overall historical perspective in this text on ethics, while chapter introductions include biographical, historical and other information.

Theodore C. Denise received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and taught at Syracuse University

Sheldon P. Peterfreund taught at Syracuse University for over 40 years, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Authorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Knowledge and Virtuep. 6
Selections from the Gorgias and the Republic, Books i-ii, iv, vi-vii, and ix
Moral Characterp. 20
Selections from the Nicomachean Ethics, Books i-ii, vi, and x
The Pleasant Lifep. 35
Selections from the letters To Herodotus and To Menoeceus, the Principal Doctrines, and the Fragments
Self-Disciplinep. 47
Selections from The Discourses, Books i-iv, the Enchiridion, and the Fragments
The Love of Godp. 60
Selections from the Enchiridion, Chapters xi-xii, xcvi, and c-ci, and The City of God, Books v, xii, xiv, and xix-xxii
Morality and Natural Lawp. 75
Selections from the Summa Contra Gentiles, Book iii, and the Summa Theologica, Articles i-iii and v-viii
Social Contract Ethicsp. 89
Selections from the Leviathan, Chapters vi, xiii-xv, and xxix-xxx, and Philosophical Rudiments, Chapter i
Nature and Reasonp. 103
Selections from On the Improvement of the Understanding and the Ethics, Chapters i-v
Conscience in Moralityp. 118
Selections from Sermons i-iii and xi and the Preface
Morality and Sentimentp. 130
Selections from An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
Duty and Reasonp. 143
Selections from Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, First and Second Sections
The Greatest Happiness Principlep. 157
Selections from Utilitarianism, Chapters ii-iii
The Leap of Faithp. 172
Selections from Either/Or, Fear and Trembling, and Concluding Unscientific Postscript
Morality as Ideologyp. 187
Selections from Karl Marx: Selected Writings
Utilitarianism Revisedp. 202
Selections from The Methods of Ethics
The Transvaluation of Valuesp. 213
Selections from the Will to Power, The Genealogy of Morals (First Essay), and Beyond Good and Evil
Scientific Method in Ethicsp. 228
Selections from The Quest for Certainty, Chapter x
The Indefinability of Goodp. 242
Selections from Principia Ethica
Prima Facie Dutyp. 254
Selections from The Right and the Good
Ethics as Emotive Expressionp. 264
Selections from Ayer's Language, Truth and Logic, Chapter vi, and Stevenson's "The Nature of Ethical Disagreement"
Radical Freedomp. 279
Selections from Existentialism and Human Emotions
Good Reasons in Ethicsp. 290
Selections from The Moral Point of View
Ethics and Social Justicep. 302
Selections from "Justice as Reciprocity"
Moral Virtue and Human Interestp. 314
Selections from Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy
Ethics as Trusting in Trustp. 326
Selections from "Trust and Antitrust"
The Concept of Moralityp. 341
Selections from Thinking about Morality
Ethical Skepticismp. 353
Selections from Morality: An Introduction to Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy
Epilogue: Applied Ethicsp. 362
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