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A History of Western ethics

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of ethics. Selections. 1992.
    StatementLawrence C. Becker, editor, Charlotte B. Becker, associate editor.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1540
    ContributionsBecker, Lawrence C., Becker, Charlotte B., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ71 .H56 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1708630M
    ISBN 100815307268, 0815307284
    LC Control Number92010219

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If one ignores the twenty-first century, most systems of ethics throughout (Western) history have been dominated by religion or philosophy, as this book clearly shows.

The author naturally begins with the contributions of ancient Greece, wherein philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates are given the most page by: 3.

Lawrence C. Becker is a Fellow of Hollins University and Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, College of William and Mary. He is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Ethics (; ) with Charlotte B. Becker.5/5(1). This absorbing volume looks at the development of the three major fields of Western ethics over time, while providing insightful cross-cultural comparisons between ancient moral philosophies of societies across the globe.

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Ethics is the business of moral philosophy by which humans try to determine what behaviors are right and wrong; good and bad; noble and ignoble. Each person strives for rectitude as they understand it, while working within the accepted values of a larger group dynamic.

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Edinburgh) SHORT HISTORY OF ETHICS. The known history of pure ethics or ethics (moral) theories begin with ancient Greek philosophers (Sophists, Socrates, Socratic schools, Plato, Aristotle, File Size: 39KB.

I have no doubt that this book will and should become a standard text for both undergraduate and post-graduate study." Len Doyal, University of London "Arrington deals with the major figures of Western ethics with clarity and precision, but above all with unusual sympathy. Ethics is the business of moral philosophy by which humans try to determine what behaviors are right and wrong; good and bad; noble and ignoble.

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The history of Western ethics Ancient civilizations to the end of the 19th century The ancient Middle East and Asia. The first ethical precepts must have been passed down by word of mouth from parents and elders, but as societies learned to use the written word, they began to set down their ethical beliefs.

A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY And Its Connection with Political and Social Circumstances from the Earliest Times to the Present Day SIMON AND SCHUSTER, NEW YORK ALL RIGHTS RESERVED INCLUDING THE RIGHT OF REPRODUCTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN ANY FORM COPYRIGHT,BY BERTRAND RUSSELL PUBLISHED BY SIMON AND SCHUSTER, INC.

Great Books of the Western World is a series of books originally published in the United States inby Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., to present the Great Books in a volume set. The original editors had three criteria for including a book in the series: the book must be relevant to contemporary matters, and not only important in its historical context; it must be rewarding to re-read.

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