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A short introduction to moral philosophy

Francis Hutcheson

A short introduction to moral philosophy

In three parts. Containing the elements of ethicks, and the law of nature. By Francis Hutcheson, L.L.D. Translated from the Latin.

by Francis Hutcheson

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Published by printed by William M"Kenzie in Dublin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxxiii,[1],273,[3]p.
Number of Pages273
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A short introduction to moral philosophy () Francis Hutcheson, Bernhard Fabian. G. Olms, - Philosophy. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Of the Divisions of Virtue . In this new, dual-language edition, Hutcheson’s Latin Philosophiae Moralis Institutio Compendiaria is presented on facing pages with its English translation, A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy, together with all the relevant alterations of the edition relating to the edition of the Institutio, including all the omissions and additions by the translator in the Short Introduction.

Introduction Thinkers from the Greek world (sixth and fifth centuries BC) Attempted to create general theories of the cosmos (world) Mythos ÆLogos There must be a good explanation to the appearances of the world beyond the tales of how the god’s had created everything Important for grasping the origins of Western philosophy and scienceFile Size: 6MB. A short introduction to moral philosophy, in three books: containing the elements of ethicks and the law of nature. [Francis Hutcheson] -- "The celebrated division of philosophy among the ancients was into the rational or logical, the natural and the moral. Their moral philosophy contained these parts, ethicks taken more strictly.

The approach taken in this text, while specific to the AQA philosophy and OCR religious programs, would work quite well with lower level/introductory ethics students, who have no background in philosophy. However, the book covers only 4 major ethical theories: utilitarianism, deontology, virtue theory and natural law theory. So, it misses /5(4). INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY: Syllabus We start with a few moral issues, including abortion and our obligations to others. We then take up issues about the nature of morality as a whole such as whether there is a single true morality. We end by considering moral theories that attempt to formulate basic principles of Size: 68KB.


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