A Short History of Ethics : A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century, Paperback Book

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

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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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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9780415287494

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