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The Development of Ethics : A Historical and Critical Study - From Socrates to the Reformation

Irwin, Terence

2008

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  • Title:
    The Development of Ethics : A Historical and Critical Study - From Socrates to the Reformation
  • Author: Irwin, Terence
  • Description: This is the second of three volumes which together comprise a selective historical and critical study of the development of moral philosophy. This volume covers ethics from the 16th to the 18th century, and features illuminating discussion of such great thinkers as Suarez, Grotius, Hobbes, Hutcheson,...
    Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- 30. Suarez: Law and Obligation -- 423. The Questions about Natural Law -- 424. Some Issues and Clarifications -- 425. Suarez’s ‘Intermediate’ Position -- 426. Naturalism -- 427. Two Versions of Naturalism -- 428. Suarez’s Objection to Naturalism -- 429. True Law...
    Prudence and Motivation in the State of Nature -- 496. Reason and the Laws of Nature -- 36. Hobbes: Morality -- 497. Hobbes’s Attitude to Morality -- 498. Hobbes’s Defence of Morality -- 499. Indirect Arguments for Morality -- 500. Morality and the Preservation of Peace -- 501. Revolutionary Objections...
    e Errors of Naturalism -- 571. Self-Interest v. Morality -- 572. Natural Goodness v. Natural Morality -- 573. Divine Law as a Source for Morality -- 574. The Form of Moral Requirements -- 575. The Authority of Divine Legislation -- 576. Pufendorf v. Hobbes on Legitimate Rulers -- 577. A Non-moral Basis...
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9780191562402 ; ISBN: 9780199543274
  • Subjects: Ethics -- History ; Philosophy -- History
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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