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Published: 01 October 2019

976 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190949556

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History, Theory, and Contemporary Issues

Seventh Edition

Steven M. Cahn and Peter Markie

  • Offers instructors maximum flexibility with a rich selection of fifty-nine readings--twelve of them new-- on the history of philosophy, modern ethical theory, and contemporary moral problems
  • Features unabridged selections of major works throughout the text, including Plato's Euthyphro, Defense of Socrates, and Crito; Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals; Mill's Utilitarianism; and Sartre's Existentialism is a Humanism
  • Helps students get the most out of the presented ideas and arguments with robust pedagogy that includes part introductions, reading introductions, and study questions after each reading
  • Supported by a free, open-access companion website that provides additional study resources, including interactive self-quizzes and questions for discussion

New to this Edition:

  • Twelve new essays, featuring work by Joseph Butler, Henry Sidgwick, T.M. Scanlon, Noma Arpaly, Travis Timmerman, Tom Regan, Henry Shue, Karen Hanson, Laurence Thomas, Celia Wolf-Devine, N. Ann Davis, and Margaret Crouch

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