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Great Traditions in Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0495094986

ISBN-13: 9780495094982

Edition: 12th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Theodore C. Denise, Sheldon P. Peterfreund, Nicholas White

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New to ethical theory? No problem. GREAT TRADITIONS IN ETHICS?the standard historical anthology for introducing ethical theory?makes it easy to explore the many primary sources that contribute to the canon of ethical theory. Chapter introductions provide biographical, historical, and theoretical contexts, and classic reading selections are supplemented by comments that will help you understand the works. This anthology will challenge you to critically engage the most crucial ideas, thinkers, and readings in the history of ethical theory.
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

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.

Preface
Classic Ethical Traditions
Introduction
Plato: Knowledge and Virtue
From "The Gorgias and the Repulbic,"Books I-II, IV, VI-VII, and IX
Aristotle: Moral Character
From "Nichomachean Ethics," Books I-II, VI, and X
Epicurus: The Pleasant Life
From the letters "To Herodotus" and "To Menoceus," the "Principal Doctrines," and the "Fragments."
Epictetus: Self-Discipline
From the "Discourses," Books I-IV, the "Enchiridion," and the "Fragments."
Saint Augustine: The Love of