General Introduction to Ethics
by William Kelley Wright
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1929
Number of pages: 588
The aim of this book is to present a comprehensive view of the different fields of Ethics of most importance for the understanding of the moral outlook and problems of our own time. The volume accordingly begins with Comparative Ethics, which contains an abstract outline of moral and social evolution in general, and a more concrete account of the sources of our modern occidental moral consciousness.
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