A History of Western Philosophy: The medieval mind
A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.
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Ethics In Thomas' view, the science of ethics is concerned with two main
questions: What is the good? What should we do to ... Otherwise men would be
confronted in decision situations by alternatives between which they ETHICS 257
Hence the primacy in Christian ethics of duty. One important qualification must be
made at this point. It is true that the 1 3 Thomas did not, of course, hold that men
know the whole of the eternal law (to claim that they do would be to make the ...
Ethical hedonism holds either (1) that a man's own pleasure is the sole end worth
aiming at or (2) that other people's ... Thus Plato's and Aristotle's ethics could be
called "humanistic," in contrast with the ethics of Augustine, on the ground that ...
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