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Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.Beställ boken senast måndag 30 november för leverans innan julaftonThis 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
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W. D.Z Hudson, University of Exeter, Times Higher Education Supplement The writing throughout is clear and pleasant to read. The factual information . . . is accurate; and the explanatory comments are apposite and illuminating. . . . All told, the main body of this book has a great deal to commend it.
1. Introduction: Ethics and its History; PART I: THE ANCIENTS; 2. Plato: The Health of the Personality; 3. Aristotle: The Rationality of the Emotions; 4. Egoism and Altruism; PART II: THE MODERNS; 5. Hume: Sympathy; 6. Kant: Respect for Persons; 7. Mill: The Greatest Happiness; 8. Hegelian Ethics: Self-Realization; 9. Nietzsche: Beyond Morality; PART III: CONTEMPORARY THEMES; 10. Facts and Values; 11. Utilitarianism and it Rivals; 12. The Ethical World; Index