Summary: This exceptional collection includes writings of the most important and influential moral philosophers of the western tradition, from Plato to John Rawls. Chronologically organized to illuminate each writer's role in the history of ethics, the book's comprehensive coverage fosters a firm grasp of ideas in the history of Western moral philosophy, as well as contemporary moral philosophy. Selections from the contemporary period are designed to highlight the continuity ...show morebetween the history of moral philosophy and contemporary moral theory. The collection includes an introduction to ethical theory, introductions to each of the major historical periods, and brief introductions to each selection that orient students to the primary material. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10TH 07
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