Philosophiae Moralis Institutio Compendiaria, with A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy

By Francis Hutcheson
Edited and with an Introduction by Luigi Turco


In this new, dual-language edition, Hutcheson’s Latin Philosophiae Moralis Institutio Compendiaria is presented on facing pages with its English translation, A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy, together with all the relevant alterations of the 1745 edition relating to the 1742 edition of the Institutio, including all the omissions and additions by the translator in the Short Introduction.

Francis Hutcheson (1694–1746) was educated at the University of Glasgow, where he assumed the chair of moral philosophy in 1729.

Luigi Turco is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bologna.


Jul 2007 | 6 x 9 | 632 Pages

Introduction, editorial notes, abbreviations used in notes, bibliographies, index.


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