The Moral Philosophers (häftad)
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The Moral Philosophers (häftad)

The Moral Philosophers

An Introduction to Ethics

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Häftad Engelska, 1998-01-01
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This new edition of The Moral Philosophers has been completely revised and updated, with a new chapter on Nietzsche and an entirely new part III covering contemporary utilitarianism and rights-based ethical theories. The strengths of the first edition - its readability, historical approach and coverage of specific moral philosophers, and detailed recommended reading sections at the beginning of each chapter - combined with the new material make this an
essential text for students of ethics.
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