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Published: 11 November 2007

840 Pages

ISBN: 9780198242673

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The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

A Historical and Critical Study

Volume I: From Socrates to the Reformation

Terence Irwin

Development of Ethics

  • The first volume of the most ambitious work ever published on the history of ethics
  • Philosophers featured include Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicureans, Stoics, Augustine and the founders of Christian ethics, Aquinas, Scotus, Ockham, Machiavelli
  • Not just history but philosophy, as Irwin assesses the value of the ideas to us today
  • The magnum opus of a pre-eminent historian of philosophy