A Short History of Ethics : A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the 20th Century Paperback
Part of the Routledge Classics series
A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics.
Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and considers its impact.
A Short History of Ethics guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times.
MacIntyre emphasises the importance of a historical context to moral concepts and ideas showing the relevance of philosophical queries on moral concepts and the importance of a historical account of ethics. A Short History of Ethics is an important contribution written by one of the most important living philosophers.
Ideal for all philosophy students interested in ethics and morality.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/05/2002
- Category: History: specific events & topics
- ISBN: 9780415287494