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Published by Methuen & Co. in London .
Written in English


  • Green, Thomas Hill, 1836-1882

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. H. Fairbrother.
LC ClassificationsB1637 .F3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [7]-187, [1] p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6916321M
LC Control Number02012258

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairbrother, W.H. (William Henry), Philosophy of Thomas Hill Green. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairbrother, W. H. (William Henry), Philosophy of Thomas Hill Green. London, Methuen & Co., Published in , this is a collection of one of Britain’s most prolific metaphysic thinkers of the 19th century. Fairbrother introduces Thomas Hill Greens moral philosophy on themes such as politics and virtue whilst relating it back to the philosophy of . “It was the peculiar service of Thomas Hill Green to inject into this turbid conflux of ideologies a liberal political philosophy in which social expediency was the dominant principle, a philosophy in which the concept of social expediency was raised to an ideal by the insistence of its author that expediency be determined by moral obligation.

Examining Thomas Hill Green's moral philosophy, Thomas defends a radically new perception of Green as an independent thinker rather than a devoted partisan of Kant or Hegel. Green's moral philosophy, argues Thomas, includes a widely misunderstood defense of free will, an innovative model of deliberation that rejects both Kantian and Humean Cited by: 8. This book contains the political writing of T. H. Green and selections from those of his ethical writings which bear on his political philosophy. Green's best known work, Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation, is included in full, as are the essay on freedom and the lecture 'Liberal Legislation and Freedom of Contract'. There are also extracts from Green's lectures on . Thomas English Hill Jr. (born ) is Emeritus Kenan Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a specialist in ethics, political philosophy, history of ethics and the work of Immanuel has also a Past-President Born: , Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Thomas Hill Green >The British philosopher Thomas Hill Green () founded the school of >more or less Hegelian idealists that dominated British philosophy in the >late 19th century. The son of a clergyman, Thomas Hill Green was born on April 7, , in Birkin, Yorkshire.

As the author states in the prefatory note to this book, "the substance of the following pages was originally given, in the form of lectures, to students of philosophy at Oxford. It has been entirely recast and rewritten, as well as added to, but my object is the same, viz., a simple, plain exposition of the philosophic teaching of T. H. Green.   The philosophy of Thomas Hill Green by Fairbrother, William Henry, Publication date Topics Green, Thomas Hill, Publisher London, Methuen Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. Addeddate Call numberPages: Thomas Hill Green has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Hill Green’s most popular book is A Treatise of Human Nature. Reprint of the first edition. Roscoe Pound recommended this book in The Study of American Law for its discussion of legal rights, powers, liberties, privileges and liabilities (38). Green [], Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University, was one of the most influential philosophers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.2/5(1).