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Moral philosophy from Montaigne to Kant

Author: J B Schneewind
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This anthology contains excerpts from some thirty-two important seventeenth- and eighteenth-century moral philosophers. Including a substantial introduction and extensive bibliographies, the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B Schneewind
ISBN: 0521802598 9780521802598 0521003040 9780521003049
OCLC Number: 644866115
Description: xxv, 666 p
Contents: Introduction; Prolegomena: some questions raised: 1. Michel de Montaigne; Part I. Reworking Natural Law: 2. Francisco Suarez; 3. Hugo Grotius; 4. Thomas Hobbes; 5. Richard Cumberland; 6. Samuel Pufendorf; 7. John Locke; Part II. Intellect and Morality: 8. Guillaume du Vair; 9. Rene Descartes; 10. Benedict de Spinoza; 11. Nicholas Malebranche; 12. Ralph Cudworth; 13. Samuel Clarke; 14. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; 15. Christian Wolff; Part III. Epicureans and Egoists: 16. Pierre Gassendi; 17. Pierre Nicole; 18. Bernard Mandeville; 19. John Gay; 20. Claude Adrien Helvetius; 21. Paul Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach; 22. William Paley; 23. Jeremy Bentham; Part IV. Autonomy and Responsibility: 24. The Earl of Shaftesbury; 25. Francis Hutcheson; 26. Joseph Butler; 27. David Hume; 28. Christian August Crusius; 29. Richard Price; 30. Jean-Jacques Rousseau; 31. Thomas Reid; 32. Immanuel Kant.
Responsibility: edited by J.B. Schneewind.


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'This is not just a textbook in ethics, though it can be used as a text, and it is not just a sourcebook, though it is that too. It is a groundbreaking inquiry into the history of ethics ...'. Ethics Read more...

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