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A history of Western ethics

Author: Lawrence C Becker; Charlotte B Becker
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This newly revised and updated edition is a concise yet thorough survey of the long history of Western ethics. Written by distinguished scholars, each of the twelve essays offers an accessible overview of the most important figures and influential ideas in the history of ethics from the ancient Greek and Roman worlds to contemporary thought in the Anglo-American and Continental contexts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History of Western ethics.
New York ; London : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2003013106
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence C Becker; Charlotte B Becker
ISBN: 0203426932 9780203426937
OCLC Number: 252904656
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 208 pages)
Contents: Presocratic Greek ethics / Charles H. Kahn --
Classical Greek ethics / John M. Cooper --
Hellenistic ethics ; Roman ethics / A.A. Long --
Early medieval ethics / G. Scott Davis --
Late [sic] medieval ethics / Scott MacDonald --
Renaissance ethics / Jill Kraye --
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ethics / J.B. Schneewind --
Nineteenth-century British ethics / Marcus G. Singer --
Nineteenth-century continental ethics / Richard Schacht --
Twentieth-century continental ethics / William B. Schroeder --
Twentieth-century Anglo-American ethics / Alan Donagan.
Responsibility: Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker, editors.

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This newly revised and updated edition is a concise yet thorough survey of the long history of Western ethics. Written by distinguished scholars, each of the twelve essays offers an accessible overview of the most important figures and influential ideas in the history of ethics from the ancient Greek and Roman worlds to contemporary thought in the Anglo-American and Continental contexts.

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