General Introduction to Ethics
by William Kelley Wright
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1929
Number of pages: 588
The aim of this book is to present a comprehensive view of the different fields of Ethics of most importance for the understanding of the moral outlook and problems of our own time. The volume accordingly begins with Comparative Ethics, which contains an abstract outline of moral and social evolution in general, and a more concrete account of the sources of our modern occidental moral consciousness.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Aristotle - eBooks@Adelaide
Nicomachean Ethics is the name given to the well-known work by Aristotle on virtue and moral character. It plays a prominent role in defining Aristotelian ethics. It consists of ten books based on notes said to be from his lectures at the Lyceum.
by Benedict de Spinoza - eBooks@Adelaide
Spinoza uses the methods of Euclid to describe a single entity, properly called both 'God' and 'Nature'. From this follow the identity of mind and body, the necessary causation of events and actions, and the illusory nature of free will.
by W. Olaf Stapledon - eBooks@Adelaide
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.
by David L. Norton - University of California Press
At a time when politics and virtue seem less compatible than oil and water, Democracy and Moral Development shows how to bring the two together. Philosopher David Norton applies classical concepts of virtue to the premises of modern democracy.