Ethics: The Key Thinkers

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Tom Angier
A&C Black, Sep 27, 2012 - Philosophy - 288 pages
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Ethics: The Key Thinkers surveys the history of Western moral philosophy, guiding students through the work and ideas of the field's most important figures, from Plato to MacIntyre. With entries written by leading contemporary scholars, the book covers the following thinkers:

PlatoAristotleThe StoicsThomas AquinasDavid HumeImmanuel KantG.W.F. HegelKarl MarxJ.S. Mill Friedrich NietzscheAlasdair MacIntyre

The book explores the contribution of each thinker in turn, narrating how they have changed the shape of ethical theory as a whole. The book also includes guides to the latest reading on each thinker.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Plato
11
Chapter 2 Aristotle
33
Chapter 3 The Stoics
57
Chapter 4 Aquinas
83
Chapter 5 Hume
105
Chapter 6 Kant
133
Chapter 7 Hegel
153
Chapter 8 Marx
175
Chapter 9 Mill
197
Chapter 10 Nietzsche
217
Chapter 11 MacIntyre
239
Index
263
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Tom Angier is Lecturer in Philosophy at St Andrews University, UK.

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