A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century

Author(s): Alasdair MacIntyre

Critical Thinking

What is right? What is wrong? How do we decide? To a remarkable extent, our decision-making is determined by the origins of the ethical ideas that we employ and the history of their development. "A Short History of Ethics" is an introduction to the subject, presenting in concise form an insightful history of moral philosophy in the West, from the Greeks to contemporary times. In clear and readable prose, Alasdair MacIntyre leads the reader towards a greater understanding of what lies behind our ethical decisions.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780415287494
  • : Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • : Routledge
  • : May 2002
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 170.9
  • : 304
  • : Ethics & moral philosophy; History of specific subjects
  • : Alasdair MacIntyre
  • : Paperback
  • : Revised edition