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The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

Terence Irwin

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780198242673
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680519 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242673.001.0001

Series: Development of Ethics

The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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This book presents a historical and critical study of the development of moral philosophy over 2,000 years, from ancient Greece to the Reformation. Starting with the seminal ideas of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, it looks through the centuries that follow, introducing each of the thinkers it discusses with generous quotations from their works. The book offers not only careful interpretation but critical evaluation of what they have to offer philosophically.

Keywords: moral philosophy; ancient Greece; Socrates; Plato; Aristotle; Reformation

Book.  840 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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Introduction in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Socrates in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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The Cyrenaics in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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The Cynics in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Plato in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Aristotle: Happiness in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Aristotle: Nature in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Aristotle: Virtue in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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Aristotle: Virtue and Morality in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

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