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Hume's moral theory

Author: J L Mackie
Publisher: London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1980.
Series: International library of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hume's moral theory was the most important contribution to the sustained debate among the British Moralists of the 17th and 18th centuries. J.L. Mackie's classic text examines this debate and provides an excellent introduction to some of the main problems of moral philosophy.
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Mackie, J.L. (John Leslie).
Hume's moral theory.
London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1980
(DLC) 79041565
(OCoLC)6467262
Named Person: David Hume; David Hume; David Hume
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J L Mackie
ISBN: 0203359895 9780203359891 0710005245 9780710005243 0710005253 9780710005250
OCLC Number: 56622280
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 166 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Outline of Hume's Theory; Some Predecessors: Hobbes, Shaftesbury, Clarke, Wollaston, Mandeville, Hutcheson, Butler; Hume's Psychology of Action (Treatise II iii 3); Morality not Based on Reason (Treatise III i 1); Variants of Sentimentalism (Treatise III i 2); The Artificial Virtues; The Natural Virtues (Treatise III iii 1 5); Some Successors: Smith, Price, Reid; Conclusions; Notes; Index.
Series Title: International library of philosophy.
Responsibility: J.L. Mackie.

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Hume's moral theory was the most important contribution to the sustained debate among the British Moralists of the 17th and 18th centuries. J.L. Mackie's classic text examines this debate and provides an excellent introduction to some of the main problems of moral philosophy.

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