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Ethics
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1. Notion and history. History of philosophy and philosophy are, inseparable, and for ethics history is essential in another sense also. Philosophy, as a deliberate study, takes place within man’s history. But it is· not the interest of all men. All need a more or less explicit view of the world, but this need not be philosophical. It may be a religious orientation. But men at all times, whether they give themselves to philosophy or not, have to live, that is, they have to give their lives a meanin…

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José Luis L. Aranguren, “Ethics”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_001430>
First published online: 2016



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