Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life

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How do our feelings for others shape our attitudes and conduct towards them? Is morality primarily a matter of rational choice, or instinctual feeling? Joseph Duke Filonowicz takes the reader on an engaging, informative tour of some of the main issues in philosophical ethics, explaining and defending the ideas of the early-modern British sentimentalists. These philosophers - Shaftesbury, Hutcheson, Hume, and Smith - argued that it is our feelings, and not our 'reason', which ultimately determine how we judge what is good or ...

Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107443570

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Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521888714

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