A Modern Theory of Ethics

Olaf Stapledon

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A Modern Theory of Ethics is a book by British philosopher Olaf Stapledon, first published in 1929. It is a philosophical work that explores the nature of ethics and moral behavior in the modern world. Written in the early 20th century, the book delves into the fundamental questions of what it means to be good, the role of reason in ethical decision-making, and the relationship between individual and societal morality. Stapledon argues for a system of ethics based on the concept of 'life force', which emphasizes the importance of promoting and preserving life in all its forms. The book is considered a classic in the field of ethics and is still widely read and studied today.

This book has 96,647 words, 145 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1929.

Production notes: This ebook of A Modern Theory of Ethics was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 24th January 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'From My Atelier' by Fredrik Kolstø.

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