A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century (Routledge Classics)

A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century (Routledge Classics)

By: Alasdair MacIntyre (author)Hardback

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A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics. Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and considers its impact. A Short History of Ethics guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times. MacIntyre emphasises the importance of a historical context to moral concepts and ideas showing the relevance of philosophical queries on moral concepts and the importance of a historical account of ethics. A Short History of Ethics is an important contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. Ideal for all philosophy students interested in ethics and morality.

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  • publication date: 09/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415287487
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780415287487
  • weight: 415
  • ISBN10: 0415287480

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