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Published: 01 March 2017

160 Pages | 9 b&w illustrations

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474422772

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A Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy

First Edition

Brent Adkins

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A student guide to ethics and moral philosophy in its historical context
  • The discussion of each thinker is centered on a specific text for ease of reference and clarity of understanding
  • Texts analyzed include: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Spinoza's Ethics, Kant's Groundwork, Mill's Utilitarianism, Nietzsche's Genealogy, and Levinas' 'Ethics as First Philosophy'
  • Each chapter includes definitions of key terms
  • The end of each chapter includes summaries and discussion questions which reinforce and apply the material
  • Includes a glossary and a helpful timeline to contextualize each philosopher's life and work