Brief History of Ethics

by Michael Banner

Publisher: Blackwell Pub

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11649984M
ISBN 101405115173
ISBN 109781405115179

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Case studies will be presented throughout to illustrate ethical dilemmas and challenge the reader with the goal of greater understanding. Aristotle waits until Book Ten to complete the logic set forth in Book One with regard to determining the ultimate good for man by examining a human being's highest capacities.

As already mentioned in the analysis of Book One, Aristotle holds that the happiness of man can be defined by determining the function proper to man. This function. FIFTH BOOK IMMANUEL KANT AND THE CRITICAL PHILOSOPHY We have found investigations into the nature of knowledge as early as the philosophers of the Renaissance and in the great system builders.

But they were nevertheless decidedly under the spell of the constructive tendency. As a result of the English empirical philosophy regarding the. The origins of ethics. Mythical accounts.

Introduction of moral codes. Problems of divine origin. Prehuman ethics. Nonhuman behaviour. Kinship and reciprocity. Anthropology and ethics. The history of Western ethics. Ancient civilizations to the end of the 19th century.

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Among its most outstanding features are Aristotle's insistence that there. Aristotle ( B.C.) was a Greek philosopher who made significant and lasting contributions to nearly every aspect of human knowledge, from logic to biology to .A Short History of Ethics was first published in the United States by Collier Books, a division of Macmillan Publishing Company, in and then in Britain by what was then Routledge & Kegan Paul.

It has since been translated into Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, German, Slovenian, and, most recently ininto Polish.