A Modern Theory of Ethics: A study of the Relations of Ethics and Psychology
by W. Olaf Stapledon
Number of pages: 251
The author has chosen to examine certain modern ethical theories (which themselves seek to embody what is best in ancient thought about the good), and these he has considered in relation with other contemporary movements of the mind.
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