Major Ethical Philosophers

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In History
  • 469 BCE

    SOCRATES (469-399 BCE)

    SOCRATES (469-399 BCE)
  • 428 BCE

    PLATO (428-348 BC)

    PLATO (428-348 BC)
  • 384 BCE

    ARISTOTLE – (384-322 BC)

    ARISTOTLE – (384-322 BC)
    -The ethics of Aristotle is concerned with action, not as
    being right in itself irrespective of any other consideration, but
    with actions conducive to man’s good.
    - Aristotle argued that virtues are good habits that we acquire, which regulate our emotions. He argued that most virtues fall at a mean between extreme character traits.
    - Aristotle’s “The Golden Mean Principle” states that to be happy, live a life of moderation. In everything that we do, we must avoid extremes
  • THOMAS HOBBES (1588)

    THOMAS HOBBES (1588)
  • JEREMY BENTHAM & JOHN STUART MILL (1800)

    JEREMY BENTHAM & JOHN STUART MILL (1800)