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Outlines of moral philosophy

Dugald Stewart

Outlines of moral philosophy

for the use of students in the University of Edinburgh.

by Dugald Stewart

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Published by Printed for William Creech; and sold by T. Cadell Jun. & W. Davies London in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAgnew, Andrew, Sir, 1793-1849 (bookplate)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9, [x]-xvi, 323, [1] p.
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21335704M

    Henry Sidgwick (/ ˈ s ɪ dʒ w ɪ k /; 31 May – 28 August ) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist. He was the Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Cambridge from until his death, and is best known in philosophy for Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge. Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct. The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concern matters of value, and thus comprise the branch of philosophy called axiology. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to ethics.

    “The work of a master in the subject, who in a few pregnant pages has sketched out skillfully and judicially the history of Greek, of medieval, and of English . Preface. THIS "Brief Text-Book of Moral Philosophy" is a companion volume to the author's "Brief Text-Book of Logic and Mental Philosophy," lately published and already extensively used in Academies and other educational institutions.

    Examples appear in the following outline, but, as these examples will make clear, judgments of this kind have no special interest for moral philosophy and so do not call for discussion in a book on ethics, even though they are of considerable practical importance. The significance of moral standards is emphasized again in the Essays on moral and political topics, which were so influential in establishing Hume's reputation as a scholar and an author. Finally, in the two books which he wrote on the subject of religion, the implications with reference to .


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