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Why be good? : a historical introduction to ethics

Author: Duncan Richter
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why Be Good is an introduction to ethics whose guiding theme is the question posed by Thasymachus in Plato's Republic. Historically organized, the text presents a series of responses to the title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Richter, Duncan.
Why be good?.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007019011
(OCoLC)129950286
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Richter
OCLC Number: 609242617
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Plato --
Aristotle --
Christianity --
Aquinas --
Hobbes --
Hume --
Kant --
Mill --
Nietzsche --
Virtue after Nietzsche.
Responsibility: Duncan Richter.

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