Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontological logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory.
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Ethics Taureck I 46
Ethics/Hesiod/Eon/Taureck: Hesiod is three generations later than Homer. He offers a completely different model:
Descending eon: The present, in which the club law prevails, is the worst.
Moral World Order: Zeus sees all the people's doing and rewards or punishes.
Hesiod: while animals devour other animals, it is only the human who knows the notion of right.
Wickedness can easily be attained, virtue only through labor.
New in Hesiod is a moral god.
Tau I
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24