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Systems of ethics and value theory.

Author: William S Sahakian
Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A summary, explanation, and critical evaluation of the classics in ethics & value theory.
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Sahakian, William S.
Systems of ethics and value theory.
New York, Philosophical Library [1963]
(OCoLC)608624576
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Sahakian
OCLC Number: 375040
Description: 448 pages 22 cm
Contents: Self-realizationism. Aristotle (self-realizationism) --
Ethical intuitionism. Immanuel Kant (deontological ethics) ; Joseph Butler (classic intuitionism) ; James Martineau (classical intuitionism) --
Hedonism and utilitarianism. Jeremy Bentham (egoistic hedonism) ; John Stuart Mill (ethical hedonism) ; Epicurus (Epicureanism) --
Stoicism and cynicism. Epictetus (stoicism) ; Socrates (the Socratic ethics) --
Religious ethics. Moses (ethics of Israel) ; Jesus (Christian ethics) ; St. Paul (Pauline ethics) ; St. Augustine (Augustinian ethics) ; St. Thomas Aquinas (scholastic ethics) --
Evolutionary naturalism. Friedrich Nietzsche (ethics of power) ; Herbert Spencer (ethics of survival) --
Ethical pessimism and existentialism. Arthur Schopenhauer (ethics of pity) ; Soren Kierkegaard (dialectical ethics) --
Ethical pragmatism. John Dewey (ethical instrumentalism) --
Ethical realism. G.E. Moore (ideal utilitarianism) --
Ethical idealism. Josiah Royce (ethics of loyalty) --
Ethical subjectivism. David Hume (ethical subjectivism) ; Edward Westermarck (ethical relativity) --
Ethical naturalism. Ralph Barton Perry (ethical naturalism) ; Thomas Hobbes (egoistic naturalism) ; Moritz Schlick (ethical naturalism) --
Ethical skepticism and value nihilism (logical positivism). A.J. Ayer (emotivism) ; Bertrand Russell (ethical skepticism) ; Charles L. Stevenson (non-cognitivism).

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A summary, explanation, and critical evaluation of the classics in ethics & value theory.

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