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The story of ethics : fulfilling our human nature

Author: Kelly James Clark; Anne Poortenga
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides readers with an excellent introduction to the history of ethics. The authors examine the ethical philosophies of prominent Western thinkers -- from the ancients through the twentieth century -- within the context of their views of human nature and human fulfillment. They do so in a way that is both accessible and engaging without sacrificing the profundity of the issues raised. A five-part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Kelly James, 1956-
Story of ethics.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©2003
(OCoLC)647031580
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly James Clark; Anne Poortenga
ISBN: 013097840X 9780130978400
OCLC Number: 48906637
Description: v, 170 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. The ancient world --
The Homeric tradition --
The sophists --
Socrates --
Plato --
Aristotle --
II. The medieval world --
Christianity --
The Stoic influence --
Neoplatonism --
Augustine --
The Euthyphro problem --
Thomas Aquinas --
III. The modern world --
Revolutions and reformations --
Thomas Hobbes --
David Hume --
Immanuel Kant --
Mary Wollstonecraft --
IV. The late modern world --
Hegelianism and materialism --
Karl Marx --
John Stuart Mill --
Kierkegaard --
Darwinism --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
V. The postmodern world --
G.E. Moore --
A.J. Ayer --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Elizabeth Anscombe --
John Rawls --
R.M. Hare --
Alasdair MacIntyre --
Carol Gilligan --
Richard Rorry --
Human nature, human morality, human fullfillment.
Responsibility: Kelly James Clark, Anne Poortenga.

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