|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, deontic logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Homer on Ethics - Dictionary of Arguments
Taureck I 44
Ethics/Homer/Taureck: there is only one place where there is a reflection on the ethical world order. Moral values affect man and woman in different ways:
The value of man is determined by courage and power.
Ethics/Homer/Taureck: ethics is a peculiar horizon of the difference between freedom and necessity. In the Odyssey, Zeus criticizes the fact that human beings have assumed a form of freedom in the necessity of the course of the world, they are informed of, which does not belong to them.
Ethics/Homer/Taureck: even Zeus can only explore fate. For this he uses a golden scale.
In Homer, there is no moral God who judges human actions._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995