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Ethics in thought and action

social and professional perspectives

by Warren Cohen

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Published by Ardsley House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Social ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWarren Cohen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .C587 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL920682M
    ISBN 101880157144
    LC Control Number95218391
    OCLC/WorldCa32247173

    The Nicomachean Ethics is an action-oriented work meant to give the reader practical advice for living a good life, similar to a modern self-help book. Aristotle reverences study, but he thinks the student needs to use what they have learned and apply it. Book 3, Chapter 3. According to Aristotle, deliberation typically concerns situations of uncertain outcome, when one must discern the right way to “[lays] down the end ” toward which one is striving (for example, a doctor aiming to cure, or an orator looking to persuade), “and then examine the ways and means to achieve it.” If there are various possible means to an end, one.

    Curating as Ethics is primarily philosophical in scope, evading normative approaches to ethics in favor of an intuitive ethics that operates at the threshold of thought and action. It explores the work of authors as diverse as Heidegger, Spinoza, Meillassoux, Mudimbe, Chalier, and Kofman. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.

    Introduction. The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's most important study of personal morality and the ends of human life, has for many centuries been a widely-read and influential written more than 2, years ago, it offers the modern reader many valuable insights into human needs and conduct. Among its most outstanding features are Aristotle's insistence that there .   "The sword can never bring about the unity of the Church and of faith. Preaching can never govern nations." --EthicsIn an time where secularity is in the mainstream of modern thought, Bonhoeffer's Ethics is a must-read, with regards to Christian behaviour in a modern this (unfinished) book, Bonhoeffer focuses on the realms of both Heaven and of man, 5/5(5).


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Consistency rating: /5(4). Aristotle first used the term ethics to name a field of study developed by his predecessors Socrates and philosophy, ethics is the attempt to offer a rational response to the question of how humans should best live. Aristotle regarded ethics and politics as two related but separate fields of study, since ethics examines the good of the individual, while politics examines the.

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It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China. The author introduces a complex reading that shows the unity of Zhuangzi’s thought, in Cited by: Every human action aims at some good, and the good which is chosen for its own sake rather than as means to an end is the highest good.

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