Reid on Ethics

  • Sabine Roeser

Part of the Philosophers in Depth book series (PID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Thomas Reid’s Moral Philosophy

  3. Thomas Reid’s Moral Epistemology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. William C. Davis
      Pages 67-87
  4. The Role of Emotions in Reid’s Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Alexander Broadie
      Pages 91-102
    3. Marion Ledwig
      Pages 103-120
  5. Reid on Moral Agency

  6. Reid’s Views on Practical Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Nicholas Wolterstorff
      Pages 187-203
    3. James A. Harris
      Pages 204-222
    4. Gordon Graham
      Pages 223-237
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 258-272

About this book


This is the first edited collection to bring together classic pieces and new work by leading scholars of Thomas Reid. The contributors explore key elements of Reid's ideas about moral epistemology, moral emotions, moral agency and practical ethics.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sabine Roeser
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyDelft University of TechnologyNetherlands

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