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Christian Ethics. Volume II.—Pure Ethics.

by Adolf Wuttke

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Adolf Wuttke, 19th century German professor and theologian, lived during one of the most intellectually vibrant times of the German-speaking nationi's history. With the popularity of Hegelian philosophy and historical criticism of the Bible, German theologians had come to question the view of the world outlined by traditional Christian orthodoxy. Scholars across Europe reevaluated and reinvented the history of Christianity, and they redefined what lay within the bounds of Christian philosophy. Wuttke took on the task of crafting a Christian account of morality, feeling that most Christian philosophers and theologians had favored metaphysics or epistemology over ethics. The second volume of Wuttke's treatise, following the account of the history of ethics laid out in the first volume, provides an account of a distinctly Christian moral philosophy.

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Born: November 10, 1819, Breslau
Died: April 12, 1870
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Basic information: Karl Friedrich Adolf Wuttke (November 10, 1819 – April 12, 1870) was a German Protestant theologian.
Popular works: Christian Ethics. Volume II.—Pure Ethics., Christian Ethics. Volume I.—History of Ethics.