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Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals

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ISBN-10: 0198751842

ISBN-13: 9780198751847

Edition: 1998

Authors: David Hume, Tom L. Beauchamp

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Description:

In this highly influential work, Hume sets out his theory of justice and benevolence and the other virtues and argues that morality is founded on the natural feelings or sentiments of humankind. The text printed in this edition is the Clarendon critical edition of Hume's works. Designed especially for students, this volume includes detailed explanatory notes on the text, a glossary of terms, a full list of references, and a section of supplementary readings.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/28/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 298
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introductory Material
How to Use this Book
List of Abbreviations
Editor's Introduction
Life and Early Publishing History
Hume's General Philosophy
Background Controversies in Moral Philosophy
Hume's Moral Philosophy
The Structure of the Text
Conclusion: Hume's Influence
The Text Printed in this Edition
Supplementary Reading
The Text
An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals
Of the General Principles of Morals
Of Benevolence
Of Justice
Of Political Society
Why Utility Pleases
Of Qualities Useful to Ourselves
Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Ourselves
Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Others
Conclusion
Concerning Moral Sentiment
Of Self-love
Some Farther Considerations with regard to Justice
Of Some Verbal Disputes
A Dialogue
Annotations to the Enquiry
Glossary
References
Index