by Viscount Samuel
Publisher: Oxford University Press 1945
Number of pages: 264
Ethics seeks to answer two questions -- What is to be regarded as right and as wrong? and Why should people do what is right and not do what is wrong? In other words, the questions are What is the content of morality? and What is the sanction for morality?
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