An Analysis of Morals (Routledge Revivals) by John Hartland-Swann

By John Hartland-Swann

First released in 1960, this e-book is meant to be a concise yet entire treatise on Ethics. during our lives all of us face ethical difficulties. a few of these we resolve simply, a few with trouble and a few under no circumstances. it's the activity of the ethical thinker to check the final nature of those difficulties and to enquire their logical importance. His job even though extends past investigating what are in particular ethical difficulties; for he's occupied with the complete box of ethical discourse – that's, with ethical prescriptions and reviews of every kind. for that reason the department of philosophy referred to as Ethics could usefully be outlined because the examine of the good judgment of ethical discourse.

This quantity is written in transparent and simple language and is liberally illustrated with sensible examples. it's going to charm, not just to lecturers and scholars of Ethics in universities, but additionally to the overall reader who's drawn to seeing how a huge department of philosophy is gifted by means of analytical methods.

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