T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Hardcover | August 14, 2007

EditorMaria Dimova-cookson, William J. Mander

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Recent years have seen a growth of interest in the great English idealist thinker T. H. Green (1836-82) as philosophers have begun to overturn received opinions of his thought and to rediscover his original and important contributions to ethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy. Thiscollection of essays by leading experts, all but one published here for the first time, introduces and critically examines his ideas both in their context and in their relevance to contemporary debates.

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Recent years have seen a growth of interest in the great English idealist thinker T. H. Green (1836-82) as philosophers have begun to overturn received opinions of his thought and to rediscover his original and important contributions to ethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy. Thiscollection of essays by leading experts, all but...

Maria Dimova-Cookson is at University College London. William J. Mander is at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:August 14, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199271666

ISBN - 13:9780199271665

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Table of Contents

1. M. Dimova-Cookson and W. J. Mander: IntroductionI. Ethics2. David Brink: Self-realization and the common good: themes in T. H. Green3. John Skorupski: The idealist conception of a person's good4. Andrew Vincent: Metaphysics and ethics in the philosophy of T. H. Green5. T. H. Irwin: Green's criticism of the British MoralistsII. Metaphysics6. Peter Nicholson: Green's eternal consciousness7. Leslie Armour: Green's Idealism and the metaphysics of ethics8. William Mander: In defence of the eternal consciousnessIII. Political Philosophy9. Gerald Gaus: The rights recognition thesis: defending and extending Green10. Avital Simhony: Unnatural rights: T. H. Green on rights and community11. Colin Tyler: Contesting the common good: T. H. Green and contemporary republicanism12. Maria Dimova-Cookson: Resolving moral conflicts: British Idealist and contemporary liberal approaches to value pluralism and moral conduct

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"An original and first-rate contribution to a growing body of scholarship on this important Victorian era British philosopher.... There is no denying that this volume makes the best overall case for why we should take the philosophy of Thomas Hill Green seriously. I strongly recommend this book."--Derrick Darby, Ethics