Ethics and the history of philosophy

selected essays. by C. D. Broad

Publisher: Routledge& Kegan Paul in London

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SeriesInternational library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages274
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THE CHALLENGE TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY 5 ity to distance itself from its own, mainly historical, training and ossified certainties, such as “Good philosophy can only be found in France,” “Mo­ rality can only be Kantian,” “The history of an issue is all one needs in order to properly understand it,” “ancient, modern, and present-day phi­File Size: KB.   I have now completed Anthony Grayling’s History of Philosophy and can truly say that it is a comprehensive and highly impressive work. It covers not only the history of western philosophy, as Bertand Russell’s book did over 70 years ago, but also philosophies from around the world, including India, China, Arabia and Africa/5(77). In some thinkers, ethics is a philosophy derived from ontology (Plato, Sartre), in others derived from politics (Aristotle). Some even reverse the theoretical/practical relationship: moral philosophy is the first philosophy (Levinas), it is from it that the other branches of philosophy must flow. The origin of morality. Our book and eBook portfolio comprises major reference works, and text books from the world’s most distinguished authors. Well-known publications include: Philosophical Studies, Synthese, Journal of Business Ethics, Sourcebook for the History of the Philosophy of Mind and The Medieval Hebrew Encyclopedias of Science and Philosophy.

  Lady Mary Warnock is a crossbench life peer, moral philosopher and author of a number of books on philosophy, including The Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics. Her autobiography, Mary Warnock: a Author: Guardian Staff.   Book: Ethics (Fisher and Dimmock) Book: Animals & Ethics - Thinking Critically About Animal Rights (Nobis) Book: Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science (Barseghyan, Overgaard, and Rupik) Thumbnail: The Death of Socrates () by Jacques-Louis David (Public Domain).   Answer: The philosophy of ethics is the study of the nature of the cosmos and the proper response of humanity to that nature. Philosophers analyze metaphysical theory, such as the existence of God, the responsibility of people to others, and the influence of biological impulses, and they try to determine what gives authority to morality and.

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The Princeton philosophy professor tells us about the meaning of honour, how it’s won and lost, and what role it has played in the history of moral change The best books on Moral Philosophy, recommended by Jonathan Glover. Ethics and the History of Philosophy (The International Library of Philosophy: Ethics and Political Philosophy) 1st Edition by C.D.

Broad (Author) › Visit Amazon's C.D. Broad Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: 4. A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century, Second Edition [MacIntyre, Alasdair] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. A History of Philosophy, Volume V: Modern Philosophy-The British Philosophers From Hobbes to Hume (Hardcover) Frederick Copleston Paulist Press / / Hardcover.

A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century is a book on the history of moral philosophy by the Scottish philosopher Alasdair is the first of a series of books by MacIntyre on the history and development of : Alasdair MacIntyre.

Reviewed by Roann Barris, Professor, art history and ethics, Radford University on 1/13/ Comprehensiveness rating: 3 see less. it covers the major theories of ethical reasoning but does not discuss some variants of the major theories and relies on definitions and examples which are often either chosen for their simplicity, ordinariness or laughable quality -- I found it hard to 4/5(2).

To find the best books on the history of Philosophy, we must first identify the level of the student. I will answer for the beginner and for the advanced student. For the beginner, perhaps the best book is by a world-class World Historian, name.

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Ethics, the philosophical discipline concerned with what is morally good and bad and morally right and wrong. Its subject consists of fundamental issues of practical decision making, and its major concerns include the nature of ultimate value and the standards by which human actions can be morally evaluated.

signed articles on topics in meta-ethics, ethical theory, perennial moral problems, and political, social, and legal theory. There are survey articles on trends and eras; summaries of leading concepts, principles, and theoretical problems; and biographical entries for philosophers whose place in the history of ethics is secure, as well as a few contemporaries whose seniority Author: Erin Hvizdak.

Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics by Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn MacKay, Jeffrey Morgan, Paul Rezkalla, George Matthews (Book Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise Author: Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn.

The known history of pure ethics or ethics (moral) theories begin with ancient Greek philosophers (Sophists, Socrates, Socratic schools, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Stoics) and after recovered by early English positivists has been theFile Size: 39KB.

For evaluation of manuscripts covering the entire history of Western philosophy, the Editors rely upon the expert judgment of numerous scholars. A list of their names appears annually in the October issue with the volume index. Another branch of moral philosophy is normative ethics. It answers the question of what we ought to do.

Normative ethics focuses on providing a framework for deciding what is right and wrong. Three common frameworks are deontology, utilitarianism, and virtue ethics. The last branch is applied ethics. It addresses specific, practical issues of.

Ethics and the History of Indian Philosophy, by Shyam Ranganathan, presents a compelling, systematic explication of the moral philosophical content of history of Indian philosophy in contrast to the received wisdom in Indology and comparative philosophy that Indian philosophers were scarcely interested in ethics.

Unlike most works on the topic, this book makes a case for the. My Philosophy textbook was amazing, the first half was an overview of the history of philosophy and a break down of a lot of philosophical concepts. The second half was excerpts from philosophers, so you get a taste of writing style of philosophers.

Find a huge variety of new & used Philosophy Ethics Moral Philosophy books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Philosophy Ethics Moral Philosophy books at. From Metahistory to The Practical Past: Hayden White's Existentialist Philosophy of History 6.

Hayden White and the Ethics of Historiography Part III: Literature 7. The Ethics of Conversion: Metaphysical Desire in René Girard and Jean-Paul Sartre 8.

The Ethics of Realism: Literary History and the Sublime in Erich Auerbach's Mimesis :   As Ryan Long mentioned: Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle is the book that becomes the foundation for everything that follows. Aristotle outlines the values/virtues approach of how to live.

He tells us what character traits humans value and then exp. Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved.

The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include. Francis Parker’s one volume history of western philosophy up to Hegel, The Story of Western Philosophy, neatly structures this history via the theme of the one and the many. Mortimer Adler’s Ten Philosophical Mistakes is not a complete history but a selective diagnostic treatment of key errors in modern philosophy.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The first of the chapters in this book argues against foundationalism in moral philosophy. The next analyzes the main arguments in Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics. One chapter relates Victorian moral philosophy to Victorian fiction; three present a general view of the history of modern ethics.

Another documents and criticizes the neglect of this history in the American philosophy. Book Reviews John Rawls. Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Pp. $ (cloth).

Jonathan Glover is a British philosopher known for his studies on bioethics. He has been a fellow and tutor in philosophy at New College, Oxford, and currently teaches ethics at King's College, London. His published works on ethics include Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Centuryand Causing Death and Saving Lives.

He is also. ethics, in philosophy, the study and evaluation of human conduct in the light of moral principles. Moral principles may be viewed either as the standard of conduct that individuals have constructed for themselves or as the body of obligations and duties that a particular society requires of its members.

The book is divided into 3 sections – Ethics, Morality and Beyond. Two thinkers are paired in each section to show you how the important questions of moral philosophy have been answered so that you might better answer them for yourself. About The Ethics of Theory. In The Ethics of Theory, Robert Doran offers the first broad assessment of the ethical challenges of Critical Theory across the humanities and social sciences, calling into question the sharp dichotomy typically drawn between the theoretical and the ethical, the analytical and the prescriptive.

In a series of discrete but interrelated. Yet for as deep and complex a field as business ethics is, it has remained relatively isolated from the larger, global history of moral philosophy.

This book aims to bridge that gap, reaching deep into the past and traveling the globe to reinvigorate and deepen the basis of business ethics.In all probability probably the most accessible, smart, and fairly priced introduction to ethical precept and moral reasoning.

Beginning Ethics gives school college students with the theoretical and logical tools they need to navigate the ethical quandaries of their each day lives.The notion of ethics in business can be traced back to the earliest forms of bartering, based on the principle of equal exchange.

Countless philosophers and economists have examined the topic, from Aristotle and his concept of justice to Karl Marx's attack on capitalism.

But the modern concept of business ethics dates back to the rise of anti.