The origin and development of the moral ideas, by Edward Westermarck.

2d ed.. London, Macmillan and Company, 1924-26.

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Subjects Ethics -- History.
Ethics, Evolutionary.
Primitive societies.
Description 2 volumes 23 cm
Copyright Date 1924-26.
Notes "First edition 1906[-08] Second edition 1912[-17] Reprinted 1924[-26]."
"The present edition is only a reprint of the first with a few inaccurate expressions corrected."
"Authorities quoted": volume II, pages 755-835.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents V.1 : Introductory -- 1. The emotion origin of moral judgments -- II. The nature of the moral emotions -- III. The nature of the moral emotions (continued) -- IV. The nature of the moral emotions (concluded) -- V. The origin of moral emotions -- VI. Analysis of the principal moral concepts -- VII. Customs and laws as expressions of moral ideas -- VIII. The general nature of the subjects of enlightened moral judgments -- IX. The will as the subject of moral judgment and the influence of external events -- X. Agents under intellectual disability -- XI. Motives -- XII. Forbearances and carelessness-character -- XIII. Why moral judgments are passed on conduct and character-moral valuation and free-will -- XIV. Preliminary remarks-homicide in general -- XV. homicide in general (continued) -- XVI. homicide in general (concluded) -- XVII. The killing of parents, sick persons, children-feticide -- XVIII. The killing of women, and of slaves-the criminality of homicide influenced by distinctions of class -- XIX. Human sacrifice -- XX. Blood-revenge and compensation-the punishment of death -- XXI. The duel -- XXII. Bodily injuries -- XXIII. Charity and generosity -- XXIV. Hospitality -- XXV. The subjection of children -- XXVI. The subjection of wives -- XXVII. Slavery
V.2 : XXVIII. The right of property -- XXIX. The right of property (concluded) -- XXX. The regard for truth and good faith -- XXXI -- The regard for truth and good faith (concluded) -- XXXII. The respect for other men's honor and self-regarding pride-politeness -- XXXIII. Regard for other persons' happiness in general-gratitude-patriotism and cosmopolitanism -- XXXIV. The origin and development of the altruistic sentiment -- XXXV. Suicide -- XXXVI. Self-regarding duties and virtues-industry-rest -- XXXVII. Restrictions in diet -- XXXVIII. Restrictions in diet (concluded) -- XXXIX. cleanliness and uncleanliness-asceticism in general -- XL. Marriage -- XLI. Celibacy -- XLII. Free love-adultery -- XLIII. Homosexual love -- XLIV. Regard for lower animals -- XLV. Regard for the dead -- XLVI. Cannibalism -- XLVII. The belief in supernatural beings -- XLVIII. Duties to gods -- XLIX. Duties to gods (concluded) -- L. Gods as guardians of morality -- LI. Gods as guardians of morality -- LII. Gods as guardians of morality (Concluded) -- LIII. Conclusion.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)722181
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Westermarck, Edward, 1862-1939.
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