David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1993)
Francis Hutcheson was the first major philosopher of the Scottish Enlightenment, and one of the great thinkers in the history of British moral philosophy. He firmly rejected the view, common then as now, that morality is nothing more than the prudent pursuit of self-interest, arguing in favor of a theory of a moral sense. The two previously inaccessible texts presented here are the most eloquent expressions of this theory. Thomas Mautner's introduction provides a mass of new information on the intellectual context of Hutcheson's work.
|Keywords||Ethics, Modern Social ethics Human beings|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$50.37 used (52% off) $94.75 new (9% off) $97.15 direct from Amazon (6% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B1501.O5 1993|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Timothy F. Murphy (2010). The Ethics of Impossible and Possible Changes to Human Nature. Bioethics 26 (4):191-197.
Benjamin D. Crowe (2011). Hutcheson on Natural Religion. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (4):711 - 740.
Alfred J. Freddoso, Review of John F. Kavanaugh, S.J., Who Count As Persons?: Human Identity and the Ethics of Killing. [REVIEW]
Harry Cowen (1994). The Human Nature Debate: Social Theory, Social Policy, and the Caring Professions. Pluto Press.
Simon Grote (2006). Hutcheson's Divergence From Shaftesbury. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 4 (2):159-172.
Michael Gill (2006). The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethics. Cambridge ;Cambridge University Press.
J. E. Hare (1996). The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance. Oxford University Press.
Joshua D. Margolis (2004). Responsibility, Inconsistency, and the Paradoxes of Morality in Human Nature De Waal's Window Into Business Ethics. The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics 2004:43-52.
Noriaki Iwasa (2011). Sentimentalism and the Is-Ought Problem. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 11 (33):323-352.
Noriaki Iwasa (2011). Hume's Alleged Success Over Hutcheson. Synthesis Philosophica 26 (2):323-336.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads21 ( #82,758 of 1,102,819 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #296,987 of 1,102,819 )
How can I increase my downloads?