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Classical Ethics

East and West

by Robert B. Zeuschner

  • 109 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Ethics (Specific Aspects),
  • Philosophy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • East and West,
  • Ethics, Comparative

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9252223M
    ISBN 100070728380
    ISBN 109780070728387

    Classical Ethics is a thorough and well-balanced compendium of Western and non-Western ethical systems in a multicultural historical framework. Zeuschner focuses on the key concepts and presumptions of 13 major philosophers from around the world.5/5(1).   "Readings In Classical Ethics" fills the need for an Ethics reader that is actually easy to read because it is published in a clear large print. Covering figures from Confucius in the 6th century BC all the way up to Edith Stein in the 20th century AD it is a comprehensive Ethics reader.

    Analyzing the important contributions that the Socratics and their heirs have offered ancient philosophical thought, as well as the impact these contributions had on philosophy as a discipline, this book will appeal to researchers and scholars of Classical Studies, as well as Philosophy and Ancient History. Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (–); subsequently he spent three years at the court of a former pupil, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at this time married Pythias, one of Hermeias's relations.

    Introduction to Ethics In the world today, “we are in the throes of a giant ethical leap that is essen-tially embracing all of humankind” (Donahue, , p. ). Scientific and In this book, some effort has been made to distinguish the words ethics and morals based on their lit-eral meanings; however, because of common uses, the terms File Size: KB. 0–9. Philosophy Problems – 16 Questions on the Assassination – AD –. A. A Berlin Republic – A Buyer's Market – A Calendar of Wisdom – A Clockwork Orange – A Conflict of Visions – A Darwinian Left – A Defence of Common Sense – A Defense of Abortion – A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain – A Few Words on Non-Intervention – A Fórmula de.


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Zeuschner focuses on the key concepts and presumptions of 13 major philosophers from around the world/5(14). This new book by award-winning teacher Dr. Jerry Chris explores classical philosophers, applies them to modern scenarios, engages in Socratic Dialogue and illustrates each debate with examples from literature.

The chapters cover the issues that have occupied the minds of the greatest philosophers: Motive vs. Consequence Absolutism vs. RelativismAuthor: Jerry Chris. This text combines discussions of major classical Western philosophical ethical systems (primarily Greek and Judeo-Christian) and, in equal depth, discussions of three non-Western ethical traditions (Indian Buddhist, Chinese Confucian, and Chinese Taoist) in a multi-cultural historical framework/5(16).

further theoretical concepts rather than the practical applications of classical ethics that are discussed in this book: the modernist terms motivist, deontological, and consequence are discussed in the chapter on motive vs.

consequence, and subjectivism and objectivism are discussed in File Size: 1MB. This book explores the thoughts of classical philosophers, applies them to modern scenarios, engages students in Socratic dialogue, and illustrates each debate. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about ethics.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. This list aims to take this ambiguity into account by featuring books that will appeal to a variety of learning styles.

Book V 1 With regards to justice and injustice we must (1) consider what kind of actions they are concerned with, (2) what sort of mean justice is, and (3) between what extremes the just act is.

Book I 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim. What is ‘applied ethics’. Applied ethics is the application of moral theory to the real world.

I first read the five books that we are going to talk about here 25 years ago, which was the beginning of a burgeoning of applied ethics, with people like Jonathan Glover and Peter Singer applying theory to real issues like euthanasia, capital punishment, poverty, distribution of income, animal. Facts is your complete guide to Classical Ethics, East and West.

In this book, you will learn topics such as Epicurus: Pleasure Is the Foundation of Ethical Judgments, Augustine: Ethics Is Grounded in the Love of God and the Commands of God, Aquinas, and Early Buddhism: To Be Moral Is to Lessen Suffering plus much : Cram   A few of the major schools of thought: 1.

Virtue ethics (example: Aristotle) - the basis of ethical behavior stems from the character of the moral agent/actor; hence the goal of achieving a more ethical/good/just society is done by inculcating cha. Free PDF Classical Ethics: East and West, by Robert B.

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Zeuschner from whole lots resources. Texts (all books are available at the campus bookstore) Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics. Oxford. [abbreviated below as NE] John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism. Hackett. [abbreviated below as U] John Stuart Mill, On Liberty.

Hackett. [abbreviated below as OL] Immanuel Kant, Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Cambridge. [abbreviated below as G]. This research guide is designed to support you work in the Contemporary Values and Classical Ethics Class (ETH CC ).

In the course you will examine different ways in which values and ethics have been conceptualized throughout history from ancient Egypt and Greece to 17 th century Europe. You will draw from a variety of disciplines including theology, philosophy, anthropology.

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1 - 20 of results. Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. Introduction to Ethical Studies: An Open Source Reader Athens, Greece, BC, Book illustration by Theodor Horydczak (LC-Hx); The.

Parthenon, far view, Athens, Greece (LC-USZ); “Van der Werf” Park, Leyden, “Ethics Are Culturally. From Ethics For Dummies. By Christopher Panza, Adam Potthast. Ethics is the study of the way things ought to be. Ethics applies to topics as mundane as doing your taxes and as momentous as how to structure government.

Studying ethics can give you deep insights into what people do and why they do it. Terence Irwin is Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University and author of several books on ancient philosophy, including Classical Thought (Oxford, ), Aristotle's First Principles (Oxford, ), and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics ().

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). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Nicomachean Ethics Book V By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W.

D. Ross Book V 1 With regards to justice and injustice we must (1) consider what kind of actions they are concerned with, (2) what sort of mean justice is, and (3) between what extremes the just act is intermediate.

Our.A BRIEF SUMMARY OF HISTORY OF ETHICS (Summarized from Short History of Ethics by Rogers, R.A.P., Mac Millan Books Firsted. Edinburgh) SHORT HISTORY OF ETHICS. The known history of pure ethics or ethics (moral) theories begin with ancientFile Size: 39KB.The origins of ethics.

Mythical accounts. Introduction of moral codes. Problems of divine origin. Prehuman ethics. Nonhuman behaviour. Kinship and reciprocity. Anthropology and ethics.

The history of Western ethics. Ancient civilizations to the end of the 19th century. The ancient Middle East and Asia. The Middle East. Ancient and Classical Greece.