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The Foundation and Construction of Ethics (Routledge Revivals)

By Franz Brentano

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390 pages

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Expanding on the theory of ethics first posited by Brentano in The Origin of our Knowledge of Right and Wrong this re-issued work, first published posthumously in 1952, is based on series of lectures on practical philosophy, given at the university of Vienna from 1876 to 1894.

The English-speaking reader will find it interesting to examine the step-by-step development of Brentano’s ethical theory, his extensive critique of British moral philosophers, and his unusually detailed section on casuistry.

Table of Contents

Part 1:The Principles of Ethical Knowledge Part 2: The Supreme Practical Good Part 3:The Freedom of the Will Part 4: Morality in General Part 5:Individual Moral Precepts Part 6:Realizing Moral Precepts

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