Lectures on philosophical ethics

  • 253 Pages
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  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York
StatementFriedrich Schleiermacher ; edited by Robert B. Louden ; translated by Louise Adey Huish.
SeriesCambridge texts in the history of philosophy
ContributionsLouden, Robert B., 1953-
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 253 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18886882M
ISBN 100521809827, 0521007674

Schleiermacher is known to English readers primarily as a theologian and hermeneuticist, but many German scholars have argued that it is in fact his philosophical work in ethics that constitutes his most outstanding intellectual achievement. This edition also includes a historical and philosophical introduction and notes on further : Paperback.

In Ethics: Twelve Lectures on the Philosophy of Morality, David Wiggins surveys the answers most commonly proposed for such questions gathering insights from Hume, Kant, the utilitarians and the post-utilitaritarian thinkers of the twentieth view of morality he then proposes draws not only on Hume but on other sources as diverse as Aristotle, Simone Weil, and present day thinkers Cited by: These lively essays, transcribed by Kant's students during his lectures on ethics at Konigsberg in the yearsare celebrated not only for their insight into Kant's polished and often witty lecture style but also as a key to understanding the development of his moral by: Read this book on Questia.

more recent (and still incomplete)Kritische Gesamtausgabe (critical edition) of Schleiermacher and German editor of the ethics lectures translated below, begins his discussion of Schleiermacher's ethics by proclaiming that “without a doubt, Schleiermacher's philosophical ethics represents his most important.

Experiments in Ethics is clear and accessible (and often very funny), and Appiah is generous when it comes to discussing the work of those he disagrees with.

But this book has teeth, particularly when Appiah looks hard at the emphasis on moral dilemmas.”―Paul Bloom, New York Times Book ReviewCited by: This volume contains four versions of the lecture notes taken by Kant's students of his university courses in ethics given regularly over a period of some thirty years.

The notes are very complete and expound not only Kant's views on ethics but many of his opinions on life and human by: Lectures on philosophical ethics book Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library (). University of Pennsylvania. Adaptations: Charles Darwin with Friedrich Wöhler.

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The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital. The lectures, which were not published in his lifetime, are thought to span the years (with some marginalia added in later years), and address such topics as ethics as a descriptive science, ethics as a study of the action of reason on nature, and doctrines of goods, virtue, and duties.

Define the terms ethics and morals and discuss philosophical uses of these terms. Discuss systems of moral reasoning as they have been used throughout history. Evaluate a variety of ethical theories and approaches to use in personal and professional relationships.

OBJECTIVES Introduction to Ethics. The book begins with a section on meta-ethics; this section is written as a philosophical textbook. It consists of several short chapters, each of which is concerned with one of the positions that has been defended in contemporary by: 2.

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Schleiermacher: Lectures on Philosophical Ethics Friedrich Schleiermacher, Robert B. Louden, Louise Adey Huish This is the first English translation of Friedrich Schleiermacher's mature ethical theory.

D.K. Levy is a teaching fellow in the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, UK, where he lectures on moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

His research explores the nature of understanding, especially moral understanding. This book completely revamped my understanding of philosophical ethics.

It requires concentration and time, but it is more than worth it. If you are interested in the philosophy of /5. Lectures on Ethics. This volume contains four versions of the lecture notes taken by Kant's students of his university courses in ethics given regularly over a period of some thirty years.

The notes are very complete and expound not only Kant's views 5/5(2). Lectures and classes will go ahead during Trinity Termvia online delivery. Relevant student cohorts have been contacted with details, which are still being finalised. We regret that it may be necessary to restrict access to Philosophy material to Oxford students during this time.

topics in Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Action Augustine of Hippo, On Free Choice of the Will, book 3 - Introduction to Philosophy. This unit provides an introduction to the study of ethics and a brief overview of some of the main branches of philosophical thought about ethics.

As well as introducing the central ideas that relate to environmental and development ethics and how these two areas of ethical study interare related, this unit shows why ethics as a discipline can.

Page 39 - In opposition to this, some late writers have advanced with great apparent reason, that there are certain first principles or dictates of common sense, which are either simple perceptions, or seen with intuitive evidence.

These are the foundation of all reasoning, and without them, to reason is a word without a meaning. They can no more be proved than you can prove an axiom in. Reviewed by Roann Barris, Professor, art history and ethics, Radford University on 1/13/ Comprehensiveness rating: 3 see less.

it covers the major theories of ethical reasoning but does not discuss some variants of the major theories and relies on definitions and examples which are often either chosen for their simplicity, ordinariness or laughable quality -- I found it hard to take them 4/5(2).

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This text concludes with four chapters on ethics, broadly construed. I cover traditional theories of right action in the third of these. Students are first invited first to think about what is good forFile Size: KB.

Ethics: twelve lectures on the philosophy of morality. [David Wiggins] -- This is a history of ethical thought gathering insights from Aristotle, Hume, Kant and many others.

It is also a speculative work about the moral motive and the content of morality. It argues that. This review " Lectures on Ethics: A Philosophical Review of Immanuel Kant’s Argument" discusses concentric upon analyzing his chain of argument, inspecting its key points, and detailing how an individual that was of an alternate opinion light necessarily argue against the position that he put forward.

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