Short History of Ethics by Alasdair MacIntyre
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Short History of Ethics
By Alasdair MacIntyre

A Short History of Ethics

A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century

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Short History of Ethics by Alasdair MacIntyre

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415287494
ISBN-10: 0415287499
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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