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Brief History of Ethics

Michael Banner

Brief History of Ethics

by Michael Banner

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11649985M
    ISBN 101405115181
    ISBN 109781405115186

    The origins of ethics. Mythical accounts. Introduction of moral codes. Problems of divine origin. Prehuman ethics. Nonhuman behaviour. Kinship and reciprocity. Anthropology and ethics. The history of Western ethics. Ancient civilizations to the end of the 19th century. The ancient Middle East and Asia. The Middle East. Ancient and Classical Greece.   Buy a cheap copy of A Short History of Ethics: A History of book by Alasdair MacIntyre. A Short History of Ethics is a significant contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers. For the second edition Cited by:

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