Ethics: Philosophers

Aristotle

Aristotle (384 BCE- 322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher whose works constitute the first comprehensive collection of Western philosophy. 

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David Hume

David Hume (1711-1776) was a Scottish philosopher know especially for his philosophical scepticism. In his work, A Treatise of Human Nature, he examined the psychological basis if human nature. 

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who argued that reason is the source of morality and fundamental concepts structure humanity. 

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John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher who was a proponant of utilitarianinsm. He wrote about a variety of topics including: logic, economics, scocial and political philosophy, ethics, religion and current affairs.

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Friedrick Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzche (1875-1900) was a German philosopher who wrote several texts on morality, religion, contempory culture, science, and philosophy. 

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Elizabeth Anscombe

Elizabeth Anscombe (Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret) (1919-2001) was one of the most important woman philosophers. She is most known for her work in ethics and the philosophy of action, though she wrote about almost every area of philosophy. 

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