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critical introduction to ethics by Philip Ellis Wheelwright

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Published by Doubleday, Doran in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Ethics

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StatementPhilip Wheelwright
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 463 p.
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16671894M

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This book is intended to orient students toward the methods and problems of philosophy by way of ethics. Implicit in the choice and arrangement of materials is the assumption that ethics is a philosophical discipline, whose subject-matter, while significant for the practical affairs of daily life on the one hand, is dialectically interconnected with the more abstruse problems of metaphysics. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheelwright, Philip Ellis, Critical introduction to ethics. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran, []. OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Evolution of morals. Moral ideas of primitive man ; Development of ethics in the great religions --Critique of ethical ings of philosophical criticism ; Egoism and anti-egoism ; The pursuit of happiness ; The intuition of duty ; The requirements of self-realization ; Are ethical terms definable? Get this from a library! A critical introduction to ethics,. [Philip Wheelwright] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.

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