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Joseph Butler : fifteen sermons preached at the Rolls chapel and other writings on ethics

Author: David McNaughton; Joseph Butler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Joseph Butler's Fifteen Sermons (1726) is a classic and widely influential work of moral philosophy. Its topics include the role of conscience in human nature, self-love and egoism, compassion,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Sermons
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McNaughton; Joseph Butler
ISBN: 9780199657551 0199657556 9780199657568 0199657564
OCLC Number: 1031598443
Description: xl, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sermon 1 Upon Human NatureSermon 2 Upon Human NatureSermon 3 Upon Human NatureSermon 4 Upon the Government of the TongueSermon 5 Upon CompassionSermon 6 Upon CompassionSermon 7 Upon the Character of BalaamSermon 8 Upon ResentmentSermon 9 Upon the Forgiveness of InjuriesSermon 10 Upon Self-DeceitSermon 11 Upon the Love of our NeighbourSermon 12 Upon the Love of our NeighbourSermon 13 Upon the Love of GodSermon 14 Upon the Love of GodSermon 15 Upon the Ignorance of ManA Dissertation of the Nature of VirtueA Sermon Preached Before the House of LordsA Selection from the Correspondence between Joseph Butler and Samuel ClarkeEditorial NotesButler's Predecessors
Responsibility: edited by David McNaughton.


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David McNaughton provides an excellent and accessible critical introduction to Butler's celebrated Fifteen Sermons and a number of other shorter pieces (which he has edited and annotated). In this Read more...

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