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Great traditions in ethics

Author: Theodore Cullom Denise; Nicholas P White; Sheldon Paul Peterfreund
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
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Introducing ethical theory, this title makes it easy to explore the many primary sources that contribute to the canon of ethical theory. It also includes chapters with introductions that provide  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Great traditions in ethics.
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2008
(OCoLC)647399992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Cullom Denise; Nicholas P White; Sheldon Paul Peterfreund
ISBN: 0495094986 9780495094982
OCLC Number: 137222718
Description: xi, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Classical ethical traditions --
Knowledge / Plato --
Moral character / Aristotle --
The pleasant life / Epicurus --
Self-discipline / Epictetus --
The love of God / Saint Augustine --
Morality and natural law / Saint Thomas Aquinas --
Social contract ethics / Thomas Hobbes --
Nature and reason / Benedict de Spinoza --
Conscience in morality / Joseph Butler --
Morality and sentiment / David Hume --
Duty and reason / Immanuel Kant --
The greatest happiness principle / John Stuart Mill --
pt. 2. Modern continuations and critiques --
The leap of faith / Søren Kierkegaard --
Morality as ideology / Karl Marx --
Utilitarianism revised / Henry Sidgwick --
The transvaluation of values / Friedrich Nietzsche --
Scientific method in ethics / John Dewey --
The indefinability of good / G.E. Moore --
Prima facie duty / W.D. Ross --
Ethics as emotive expression / A.J. Ayer and C.L. Stevenson --
Radical freedom / Jean-Paul Sartre --
Good reasons in ethics / Kurt Baier --
The concept of morality / William K. Frankena --
Ethics and social justice / John Rawls --
Moral virtue and human interest / Philippa Foot --
Ethics as trusting in trust / Annette Baier --
Inventing right and wrong / J.L. Mackie --
Ethical skepticism / Bernard Williams --
Epilogue: Applied ethics.
Responsibility: [edited by] Theodore C. Denise, Nicholas P. White, Sheldon P. Peterfreund.
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