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British Idealist Ethics

W.J. Mander

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199545971
Published online April 2013 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199545971.013.0027

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

British Idealist Ethics

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A new moral philosophy emerged on the British philosophical scene in the late 1870s, one referred to as the idealist ethic of social self-realization, which rapidly became the dominant mode of moral thought for over twenty years. This chapter discusses the views of the pioneers of idealist ethics, F. H. Bradley and T. H. Green.

Keywords: moral philosophy; ethical theory; F. H. Bradley; T. H. Green; social self-realization

Article.  9257 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Moral Philosophy ; History of Western Philosophy ; Classical Philosophy

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