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A Short History of Ethics By Alasdair MacIntyre

A Short History of Ethics by Alasdair MacIntyre

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Summary

What is right? What is wrong? How do we decide? To a remarkable extent, our decision-making is determined by the origins of the ethical ideas that we employ and the history of their development. This title presents an insightful history of moral philosophy in the West, from the Greeks to contemporary times.

A Short History of Ethics Summary

A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century by Alasdair MacIntyre

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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'Very powerful ... this book is an impressive contribution to our endless argument about the meaning of ethical concepts.' -- The Observer

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GOR001788347
9780415287494
0415287499
A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century by Alasdair MacIntyre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2002-05-09
304
N/A
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