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Principia Ethica

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ISBN-10: 0879754982

ISBN-13: 9780879754983

Edition: Unabridged 

Authors: G. E. Moore

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First published in 1903, this volume revolutionized philosophy and forever altered the direction of ethical studies. A philosopher's philosopher, G. E. Moore was the idol of the Bloomsbury group, and Lytton Strachey declared that Principia Ethica marked the rebirth of the Age of Reason. This work clarifies some of moral philosophy's most common confusions and redefines the science's terminology. Moore's focus on conceptual analysis as a method of achieving clarity made him a founder of the current philosophical trend toward analytic and linguistic elements. His simplicity of style and precise use of everyday language exercised an enormous influence on the development of analytic philosophy,…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 237
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The Subject-Matter of Ethics
Naturalistic Ethics
Metaphysical Ethics
Ethics in Relation to Conduct
The Ideal