Great Traditions in Ethics (with InfoTrac)

by ; ;
  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-03-10
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • View Upgraded Edition
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $113.00 Save up to $3.39
  • Buy New
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


Preface. Part I: CLASSIC ETHICAL TRADITIONS. 1. Introduction. 2. Plato: Knowledge and Virtue. From THE GORGIAS and THE REPUBLIC, Books I-II, IV, VI-VII, and IX. 3. Aristotle: Moral Character. From NICHOMACHEAN ETHICS, Books I-II, VI, and X. 4. Epicurus: The Pleasant Life. From the letters "To Herodotus" and "To Menoceus", the PRINCIPAL DOCTRINES, and the FRAGMENTS. 5. Epictetus: Self-Discipline. From the DISCOURSES, Books I-IV, the ENCHIRIDION, and the FRAGMENTS. 6. Saint Augustine: The Love of God. From the ENCHIRIDION, Chapters XI-XII, XCVI, and C-CI, and the CITY OF GOD, Books V, XII, XIV, and XIX-XXII. 7. Saint Thomas Aquinas: Morality and Natural Law. From the SUMMA CONTRA GENTILES, Book III, and the SUMMA TH EOLOGICA, Articles I-III, and V-VIII. 8. Thomas Hobbes: Social Contract Ethics. From the LEVIATHAN, Chapters VI, XIII-XV, and XXIX-XXX, and PHILO SOPHICAL RUDIMENTS, Chapter I. 9. Benedict de Spinoza: Nature and Reason. Selections from ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE UNDERSTANDING, and THE ETHICS, Parts I-V. 10. Joseph Butler: Conscience in Morality. From SERMONS I-III and XI, and the PREFACE. 11. David Hume: Morality and Sentiment. From AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING THE PRINCIPLES OF MORALS. 12. Immanuel Kant: Duty and Reason. From FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE METAPHYSIC OF MORALS, First and Second Sections. 13. John Stuart Mill: The Greatest Happiness Principle. From UTILITARIANISM, Chapters II-III. Part II: MODERN CONTINUATIONS AND CRITIQUES. 14. Soren Kierkegaard: The Leap of Faith. From EITHER/OR, FEAR AND TREMBLING, and CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT. 15. Karl Marx: Morality as Ideology. From KARL MARX: SELECTED WRITINGS. 16. Henry Sidgwick: Utilitarianism Revised. From THE METHODS OF ETHICS. 17. Friedrich Nietzsche: The Transvaluation of Values. From THE WILL TO POWER, THE GENEOLOGY OF MORALS (First Essay), and BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL. 18. John Dewey: Scientific Method in Ethics. From THE QUEST FOR CERTAINITY, Chapter X. 19. G. E. Moore: The Indefinability of Good. From PRINCIPIA ETHICA. 20. W. D. Ross: Prima Facie Duty. From THE RIGHT AND THE GOOD. 21. A. J. Ayer and C. L. Stevenson: Ethics as Emotive Expression. From AYER'S LANGUAGE, TRUTH AND LOGIC, Chapter V I, and Stevenson's "The Nature of Ethical Disagreement." 22. Jean-Paul Sartre: Radical Freedom. From EXISTENTIALISM AND HUMAN EMOTIONS. 23. Kurt Baier: Good Reason in Ethics. From THE MORAL POINT OF VIEW. 24. William K. Frankena: The Concept of Morality. From THINKING ABOUT MORALITY. 25. John Rawls: Ethics and Social Justice. From "Justice as Reciprocity." 26. Philippa Foot: Moral Virtue and Human Interest. From VIRTUES AND VICES AND OTHER ESSAYS IN MORAL PHILOSOPHY. 27. Annette Baier: Ethics as Trusting in Trust. From "Trust and Antitrust." 28. J.L. Mackie: Inventing Right and Wrong. From "Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong." 29. Bernard Williams: Ethical Skepticism. From MORALITY AN INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS AND THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHY. Epilogue: Applied Ethics.

Table of Contents

Classic Ethical Traditions
Plato: Knowledge and Virtue
From "The Gorgias and the Repulbic,"Books I-II, IV, VI-VII, and IX
Aristotle: Moral Character
From "Nichomachean Ethics," Books I-II, VI, and X
Epicurus: The Pleasant Life
From the letters "To Herodotus" and "To Menoceus," the "Principal Doctrines," and the "Fragments."
Epictetus: Self-Discipline
From the "Discourses," Books I-IV, the "Enchiridion," and the "Fragments."
Saint Augustine: The Love of
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review