New PDF release: Essays on the Foundations of Ethics

By C. I. Lewis,John Lange

ISBN-10: 1438464924

ISBN-13: 9781438464923

ISBN-10: 1438464932

ISBN-13: 9781438464930

Presentation of C. I. Lewis's ultimate e-book, formulating a cognitivistic ethics.

C. I. Lewis, considered one of America’s maximum philosophers, used to be enormously influential within the fields of common sense and epistemology. besides the fact that, it was once to ethics that he committed the final years of his lifestyles. His method of ethics used to be now not in simple terms as an instructional pursuit, yet because the private and so much primary problem of human lifestyles, older than philosophy itself: how may still one reply to the need of motion, and take care of the imposed, unforgiving imperatives of self-governance? Drawing from volumes of Lewis’s hand-inscribed notes and drafts, John Lange has assembled a model of Lewis’s ultimate ebook, Essays at the Foundations of Ethics, bringing to mild his wish to find and articulate these ethical realities which he discovered to join an enlightened logic, a typical experience to be anticipated in an developed, self-governing, rational human nature.

John Lange is Professor of Philosophy at Queens university, urban collage of recent York, and the writer of numerous books, together with Philosophy and the problem of the Future and The Cognitivity Paradox: An Inquiry in regards to the Claims of Philosophy.

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