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The Moral Philosophers: Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Nietzsche

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Abstract

I have selected for discussion five prominent moral philosophers who have espoused their views on the nature of morality and how to live a moral life. We can learn from them even though they don’t always agree with each other and are not necessarily authoritative.

The moral philosophers tell us how they think we ought to behave. We should study and learn from their moral theories, but ultimately each of us has to evolve a personal conception of morality and what it means to live a moral life.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Emeritus StaffBurlingtonUSA

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