The Resource Thomas Reid's Ethics : moral epistemology on legal foundations, William C. Davis

Thomas Reid's Ethics : moral epistemology on legal foundations, William C. Davis

Label
Thomas Reid's Ethics : moral epistemology on legal foundations
Title
Thomas Reid's Ethics
Title remainder
moral epistemology on legal foundations
Statement of responsibility
William C. Davis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Reid (1710-96) was one of the most daring and original thinkers of the eighteenth century. His work became the cornerstone of the Scottish School of Common Sense Philosophy, and was highly influential in nineteenth-century America; it also anticipated the thinking of such twentieth-century figures as Moore and Wittgenstein. Now, after a long period of neglect, his philosophy is again the subject of increasing attention across the world. For Reid, knowing about ethics is a matter of having 'good evidence' supplied by a sense-like moral faculty. William Davis's book shows how such a view
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
171/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
B1537
LC item number
.D38 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in British philosophy
Label
Thomas Reid's Ethics : moral epistemology on legal foundations, William C. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-153) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reid's puzzling claims about the moral sense -- The background to Reid's moral epistemology -- Reid's legal concept of evidence -- Reid's epistemology -- Practical reason and the moral sense analogy -- Moral knowledge -- Disagreement, moral education and conclusion
Control code
ocn290576249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847144430
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36035798
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290576249
  • pebcs1847144438

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