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

 
 
 
 
A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century
Author: Alasdair C. MacIntyre
ISBN 13: 9780268017590
ISBN 10: 26801759
Edition: 2
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication Date: 1998-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
List Price: $25.00
 
 

In this classic work, Alasdair MacIntyre guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy from the Greeks to contemporary times. He emphasizes the importance of a historical context to moral concepts and ideas. MacIntyre illustrates the relevance of philosophical queries on moral concepts enabling the reader to understand the importance of a historical account of ethics.