Lectures on Philosophical Ethics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Lectures on Philosophical Ethics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher

Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher - Lectures on Philosophical Ethics. Edited via: Robert B. Louden, translated via: Louise Adey Huish. Cambridge collage Press, 2002. 298 pages (Cambridge Texts within the heritage of Philosophy). ISBN: 9780521007672

This 2002 ebook used to be the 1st English translation of Friedrich Schleiermacher's mature moral conception. positioned among the better-known positions of Kant and Hegel, Schleiermacher's ethics represents an under-explored and singular choice in the wealthy and artistic culture of German idealism. Schleiermacher is understood to English readers essentially as a theologian and hermeneuticist, yet many German students have argued that it really is in reality his philosophical paintings in ethics that constitutes his most eminent highbrow success. The lectures, that have been now not released in his lifetime, are proposal to span the years 1812–17 and tackle such subject matters as ethics as a descriptive technology, ethics as a examine of the motion of cause on nature, and doctrines of products, advantage, and tasks. This quantity offers them in an obtainable new translation by way of Louise Adey Huish, including an creation by way of Robert Louden that units them in context and assesses their fulfillment.

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