Essays on the Foundations of Ethics by C. I. Lewis,John Lange

By C. I. Lewis,John Lange

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

C. I. Lewis, one in all America’s maximum philosophers, used to be significantly influential within the fields of good judgment and epistemology. even if, it used to be to ethics that he committed the final years of his lifestyles. His method of ethics used to be now not in simple terms as a tutorial pursuit, yet because the private and so much primary problem of human existence, older than philosophy itself: how should 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 publication, Essays at the Foundations of Ethics, bringing to gentle his wish to find and articulate these ethical realities which he came upon to join an enlightened logic, a typical feel to be anticipated in an developed, self-governing, rational human nature.

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

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