The Cambridge History of Moral Philosophy 1107033055, 9781107033054

With fifty-four chapters charting the development of moral philosophy in the Western world, this volume examines the key

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The Cambridge History of Moral Philosophy
 1107033055, 9781107033054

Table of contents :
Cover
Half-title page
Title page
Copyright page
Contents
List of
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 Ethics before Socrates
2 Socrates and Sophists
3 Plato
4 Aristotle
5 Epicureanism and Hedonism
6 Stoicism
7 Ancient Skepticism
8 Neo-Platonism
9 Early Christian Ethics
10 Boethius, Abelard and Anselm
11 Medieval Jewish Ethics
12 Moral Philosophy in the Medieval Islamicate World
13 “Christian Aristotelianism”? Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas
14 Duns Scotus and William of Ockham
15 Humanism
16 The Protestant Reformation
17 Descartes’s Provisional Morality
18 Hobbes
19 The Cambridge Platonists
20 Bayle
21 Leibniz
22 Spinoza
23 Pascal
24 Locke and Butler
25 Shaftesbury, Hutcheson and the Moral Sense
26 Hume
27 Smith and Bentham
28 Rousseau
29 Rationalism and Perfectionism
30 Kant
31 Fichte
32 Hegel
33 Mill
34 Schopenhauer
35 Kierkegaard
36 American Transcendentalism
37 Nietzsche
38 Marxism
39 Sidgwick
40 Pragmatism
41 British Idealism
42 Ethical Intuitionism
43 Husserl and Phenomenological Ethics
44 Ethics in Freudian and Post-Freudian Psychoanalysis
45 Noncognitivism: From the Vienna Circle to the Present Day
46 The Frankfurt School
47 Heidegger
48 Sartre
49 French Ethical Philosophy since the 1960s
50 Wittgenstein’s Ethics and Wittgensteinian Moral Philosophy
51 Anti-Theory: Anscombe, Foot and Williams
52 Discourse Ethics
53 Decision Theory
54 Rawls
Index

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