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  1. A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy From the Homeric Age to the 20th Century.Alasdair C. MacIntyre - 1966 - Routledge.
    A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics. Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and considers its impact. A Short History of Ethics guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times. MacIntyre emphasises the importance of a historical context to moral concepts (...)
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    History of Ethics.Daniel Star & Roger Crisp (eds.) - 2019 - Malden, MA: Wiley.
    Is there an objective moral standard that applies to all our actions? To what extent should I sacrifice my own interests for the sake of others? How might philosophers of the past help us think about contemporary ethical problems? As the most recent addition to the Blackwell Readings in Philosophy series, History of Ethics: Essential Readings with Commentary brings together rich and varied excerpts of canonical work and contemporary scholarship to span the history of Western moral philosophy (...)
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  3. Outlines of the History of Ethics for English Readers.Henry Sidgwick - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    One of the most influential of the Victorian philosophers, Henry Sidgwick was the author of the masterpiece of utilitarianism, The Methods of Ethics. He also made important contributions to fields such as economics, political theory, and classics. An active champion of higher education for women, he founded Cambridge's Newnham College in 1871. He attended Rugby School and then Trinity College, Cambridge, where he remained his whole career. In 1859 he accepted a lectureship in classics, and held this post for (...)
     
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  4. History of Ethics.Raziel Abelson & Kai Nielsen - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 3--81.
     
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    History of Ethics: Graeco-Roman to Early Modern Ethics.Vernon Joseph Bourke - 2007 - National Book Network.
    v. I. Graeco-Roman to early modern ethics -- v. 2. Modern and contemporary ethics.
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  6. A Short History of Ethics Greek and Modern.Reginald A. P. Rogers - 1911 - Macmillan.
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    A Short History of Medical Ethics.Albert R. Jonsen - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    A physician says, "I have an ethical obligation never to cause the death of a patient," another responds, "My ethical obligation is to relieve pain even if the patient dies." The current argument over the role of physicians in assisting patients to die constantly refers to the ethical duties of the profession. References to the Hippocratic Oath are often heard. Many modern problems, from assisted suicide to accessible health care, raise questions about the traditional ethics of medicine and the (...)
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    A Short History of Ethics.R. F. Atkinson - 1967 - Philosophical Quarterly 17 (69):372.
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  9. A Short History of Ethics.Alasdair Macintyre - 1967 - Philosophy 43 (163):67-68.
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    Outlines of the History of Ethics for English Readers.Henry Sidgwick - 1886 - Thoemmes Press.
    CHAPTER I GENERAL ACCOUNT OF THE SUBJECT THERE is some difficulty in defining the subject of Ethics in a manner which can fairly claim general acceptance ...
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    How Shall We Read the History of Ethics?G. Scott Davis - 2019 - Journal of Religious Ethics 47 (2):417-424.
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    A Weberian Approach to the History of Ethics: Aquinas and Kant.David D’Avray - 2018 - History of European Ideas 44 (8):1003-1018.
    ABSTRACTA distinction between hard-to-shake but rational convictions, on the one hand, and the rationality that calculates causal and logical consequences, on the other hand, can generate questions for the history of ethics. Most moral thinkers draw some such distinction but the contours of the line differ greatly, and, in drawing the line, past moral thinkers tend to be influenced by their own deeply held principles, which in turn tend to reflect their social world. Questions about where the line (...)
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  13. Outlines of the History of Ethics.Henry Sidgwick - 1988 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    "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 reflections on the aims and laws of human conduct." --William Wallace.
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  14. Reclaiming the History of Ethics: Essays for John Rawls.Andrews Reath, Barbara Herman & Christine M. Korsgaard (eds.) - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume offer an approach to the history of moral and political philosophy that takes its inspiration from John Rawls. All the contributors are philosophers who have studied with Rawls and they offer this collection in his honour. The distinctive feature of this approach is to address substantive normative questions in moral and political philosophy through an analysis of the texts and theories of major figures in the history of the subject: Aristotle, Hobbes, Hume, Rousseau, (...)
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  15. History of Ethics.Vernon J. Bourke - 1976 - Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 32 (2):226-226.
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  16. History of Ethics.Vernon Joseph Bourke - 1968 - Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday.
     
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    History of Ethics. By Vernon J. Bourke.Germain G. Grisez - 1969 - Modern Schoolman 47 (1):73-75.
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    Reclaiming the History of Ethics: Essays for John Rawls. [REVIEW]Charles Kelbley - 1999 - International Philosophical Quarterly 39 (1):106-107.
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    A History of Western Ethics.Lawrence C. Becker & Charlotte B. Becker (eds.) - 1992 - Routledge.
    This is a newly revised and updated edition of A History of Western Ethics, a coherent and accessible overview of the most important figures and influential ideas of the history of ethics in the Western philosophical tradition. Written by eleven distinguished scholars, and including a glossary of key terms, this book is an essential reference for students and general readers alike.
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  20. The History of Ethics (and Natural Law) by Terence Irwin.Rafael Ramis Barcelo - 2011 - Pensamiento 67 (252):347-365.
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    A Short History of Ethics.R. S. Peters - 1967 - British Journal of Educational Studies 15 (3):321.
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    The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics.Roger Crisp (ed.) - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    Philosophical ethics consists in the human endeavour to answer rationally the fundamental question of how we should live. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics explores the history of philosophical ethics in the western tradition from Homer until the present day. It provides a broad overview of the views of many of the main thinkers, schools, and periods, and includes in addition essays on topics such as autonomy and impartiality. The authors are international leaders (...)
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  23. History of Ethics Within Organized Christianity, by Thomas Cuming Hall. [REVIEW]Edmund H. Hollands - 1911 - Ethics 22:477.
     
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  24. History of Ethics.Michael B. Gill - 2004 - Hume Studies 30:149-81.
     
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    Ethics and the History of Philosophy: Selected Essays.C. D. Broad - 1952 - Routledge.
    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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    A History of Ethics[REVIEW]W. B. Mahan - 1925 - Journal of Philosophy 22 (16):446-446.
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    Aristotelian Naturalism and the History of Ethics.David O. Brink - 2014 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 52 (4):813-833.
    terence irwin’s monumental three-volume The Development of Ethics is a masterful reconstruction and assessment of figures, traditions, and ideas in the history of ethics in the Western tradition from Socrates through John Rawls.1, 2 The three volumes weigh in at over 11 pounds and span 96 substantial chapters and over 2,700 densely formatted pages (large pages, small margins, and small font). The Development of Ethics covers not only familiar figures, such as Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Aquinas, (...)
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    History of Ethics Within Organized ChristianityThomas Cuming Hall.Edmund H. Hollands - 1912 - International Journal of Ethics 22 (4):477-480.
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    Essays on the History of Ethics.Michael Slote - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
    Finally, the two last essays in the volume talk about ethical thought during the last half of the twentieth century and the first few years of the twenty-first, ...
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    The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics.Robert B. Baker & Laurence B. McCullough (eds.) - 2008 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics is the first comprehensive scholarly account of the global history of medical ethics. Offering original interpretations of the field by leading bioethicists and historians of medicine, it will serve as the essential point of departure for future scholarship in the field. The volumes reconceptualize the history of medical ethics through the creation of new categories, including the life cycle; discourses of religion, philosophy, and bioethics; and the relationship (...)
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    A Whig History of Ethics: A Review of "The Invention of Autonomy" by J. B. Schneewind. [REVIEW]G. Scott Davis - 2001 - Journal of Religious Ethics 29 (1):175 - 197.
    J. B. Schneewind's "The Invention of Autonomy" has been hailed as a major interpretation of modern moral thought. Schneewind's narrative, however, elides several serious interpretive issues, particularly in the transition from late medieval to early modern thought. This results in potentially distorted accounts of Thomas Aquinas, Hugo Grotius, and G. W. Leibniz. Since these thinkers play a crucial role in Schneewind's argument, uncertainty over their work calls into question at least some of Schneewind's larger agenda for the history of (...)
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    A Short History of Ethics.J. B. Schneewind - 1969 - Philosophical Review 78 (2):261.
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    Reclaiming the History of Ethics: Essays for John Rawls.John Skorupski - 2002 - Mind 111 (443):704-706.
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    History of Ethics Within Organized Christianity.James H. Tufts - 1911 - Philosophical Review 20 (3):317-320.
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  35. Outlines of the History of Ethics.Henry Sidgwick - 1886 - Mind 11 (44):570-577.
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    History of Ethics Within Organized Christianity.Edmund H. Hollands - 1912 - International Journal of Ethics 22 (4):477-480.
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    A History of Ethics.Stephen Ward - 1925 - Journal of Philosophy 22 (16):446-446.
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  38. The Methods of Ethics.Henry Sidgwick - 1962 - Cambridge University Press.
    One of the most influential of the Victorian philosophers, Henry Sidgwick also made important contributions to fields such as economics, political theory, and classics. An active promoter of higher education for women, he founded Cambridge's Newnham College in 1871. He attended Rugby School and then Trinity College, Cambridge, where he remained his whole career. In 1859 he took up a lectureship in classics, and held this post for ten years. In 1869, he moved to a lectureship in moral philosophy, the (...)
     
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    A Short History of Ethics.Hans Oberdiek - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (9):265-271.
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    A Short History of Ethics in Slovakia.Vasil Gluchman - 2017 - Human Affairs 27 (2):99-104.
    The history of ethical reasoning in Slovakia1 dates back to the beginning of the 16th century, a period when ethics and morals came to the fore of intellectual and philosophical thinking––owing to the influence of the humanism that prevailed during the Reformation2. This cultural and intellectual climate led to the revival of ancient culture, education, philosophy, and ethics, while a focus on purgation encouraged writers to ponder over the questions traditionally raised in ancient ethics: How should (...)
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    Kant's History of Ethics.Allen W. Wood - manuscript
    Kant was not a very knowledgeable historian of philosophy. He came to the study of philosophy from natural science, and later the fields of ethics, aesthetics, politics and religion came to occupy his central concerns, but his approach to philosophical issues never came by way of reflection on their history. He was well acquainted, of course, with the recent tradition of German philosophy: Leibniz, Wolff, Baumgarten and Crusius, and he seems also to have had knowledge of eighteenth century (...)
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    A Short History of Ethics.G. Ardley - 1968 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 17:278-279.
    Some ninety years ago, Sidgwick wrote his Outlines of the History of Ethics for English Readers The work was precisely what the title claimed: a series of outlines running from the pre-Socratics to J S Mill and beyond. Sidgwick had no doctrinal axe to grind. His object was to inform, and in this object he was highly successful. He had a gift for clear unhurried exposition, and the Outlines remains to this day a masterpiece of its kind.
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    Essays on the History of Ethics by Michael Slote (Review).William Simkulet - 2013 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 51 (3):500-501.
    In this book Michael Slote discusses the history of ethics from a sentimentalist perspective. It can be read in two ways: first, as a tribute to great thinkers whose contributions have helped shape contemporary ethics, and second, as a defense of a sentimentalist virtue theory. This review centers on the two chapters most relevant to sentimentalist virtue theory: chapter 1, in which Slote defines and defends elevationism, and chapter 5, in which he offers a defense of sentimentalism. (...)
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    A Short History of Ethics, Greek and Modern.Ernest Albee - 1912 - Philosophical Review 21 (6):701-704.
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    Moral Crisis and the History of Ethics.J. B. Schneewind - 1983 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 8 (1):525-539.
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    Orientalism andAntivoluntarism in the History of Ethics: On Christian Wolff's.Mark Larrimore - 2000 - Journal of Religious Ethics 28 (2):189-219.
    Christian Wolff's 1721 "Discourse on the Practical Philosophy of the Chinese" is generally read as championing the autonomy of ethics from religion. This is too simple: Wolff's ethics was an antivoluntarist "religious" ethics. The example of the Chinese confirmed for Wolff that revelation is not necessary for knowledge or practice of genuine virtue, though he held that the Chinese achieve only the first of three "degrees of virtue." (Most Christians, including the Pietists who drove Wolff from Halle (...)
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    Classical Republicanism and the History of Ethics: J. B. Schneewind.J. B. Schneewind - 1993 - Utilitas 5 (2):185-207.
    The ‘modern’ natural law philosophers of the seventeenth century believed that conflict was an unavoidable concomitant of human intercourse, rooted in our nature. They understood the normative laws of nature as serving the purpose of setting the limits within which conflict is compatible with lasting social cooperation, thus showing, in effect, how warfare can be turned into competition. The natural lawyers were interested primarily in legal and political problems, not in ethics. But in order to provide reasoned approaches to (...)
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    Bernard Williams on the History of Ethical Views and Practices.Tim6 Heysse - 2010 - Philosophy 85 (2):225-243.
    How should we look back on the history and the origins of our ethical outlook and our way of life? We know that in the past, strange and appalling ethical views and practices have enjoyed widespread and sincere support. Yet we do not regard our contemporary outlook – to the extent that we do, at the present, have a common outlook – as one option among many. However bemused we may feel in ethical matters, at least on some issues (...)
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  49. Studies in the History of Ethics.Anthony J. Celano (ed.) - 2005 - Editorial Board, Anthony Celano ... [Et Al.].
     
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  50. Ethics as Ascetics : Foucault, the History of Ethics, and Ancient Thought.Arnold Davidson - 2006 - In Gary Gutting (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Foucault. Cambridge University Press.
     
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