Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press (1976)

In this expanded version of his Thank-Offering to Britain Fund lectures, delivered at the British Academy in February 1976, Stuart Hampshire compares two radically different conceptions of morality, those of Aristotle and Spinoza, authors, he claims, of the most plausible of all moral philosophies. He discusses the relation between moral intuitions and moral theory, and the contrasting ideas of moral normality and moral conversion. Spinoza's theory of the relation between mind and body is expounded and its relevance to recent theories is explained.
Keywords Ethics, Ancient
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Reprint years 1977, 2006
Call number BJ1031.H34
ISBN(s) 0197259758   9780197259757
DOI 10.2307/2219101
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