History as Past Ethics: An Introduction to the History of Morals

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INDEX
Ægospotami, slaughter of Athenian prisoners at, 194
Æschylus, 191
Ahriman, 124
Ahura Mazda, 124
Almsgiving, 281, 368
Altruism, Greek and Roman, 175, 215; Christian, 279
Amélineau, 44
Amos, 145
Amphictyonic League, 194
Amusements, humanizing of, 369
Ancestor worship, as a moral force, 13; in China, 54; in Japan, 78
Angell, Norman, 376 n. 5
Animal ethics, Brahmanic, 103; Buddhist, 119; Zoroastrian, 129; Mohammedan, 292; Christian, 357; influence of evolutionary science upon, 358
Aphrodite, 171
Aquinas, Thomas, 318, 325
Arbitration among the Greeks, 195
Arhat, the, 113
Aristotle, views of, on war against non-Greeks, 180; ethical system of, 202-204; views of, on slavery, 203
Asceticism, general fostering causes of, 267; Christian fostering causes of, 268
Assur-natsir-pal, 51
Athleticism, Greek moral elements in, 177
Aurelius, Marcus, Meditations of, 239, 247
Autolycus, 185
Bagehot, 287
Beccaria, 345, 370
Benevolence, Roman, 236
Blood feud, 20
Brahma, the impersonal, 96; the personal, 96
Brahmans, the, 97, 101, 102
Breasted, Professor, 31, 39 n.3
Buckle, Henry T., 1, 2
Buddha, 111; ethical content of his message, 116
Buddhism, in Japan, 79; the four truths of, 106; the eightfold path of, 110; influence of, on the military spirit, 120
Bury, J. B., 174
Bushido, ideal of, 79, 80-82; influence of, 87; in action, 88, 89
Cannibalism, 26; celestial, 26 n. 3
Castes, Hindu, 97
Charity, Christian, 279-282; Moslem, 296
Chinese cashiers in Japan, 90 n. 2
Christianity, doctrinal, ethical ideal of, 261; limitations of the ideal of, 264
Chrysostom, Dion, 243
Cicero, 215; contempt of, for manual labor and merchandizing, 224
City state, as the mold of Greek morality, 169; Roman, 213; effect of decay of, on Greek and Roman morals, 204, 221
Class morality, 344
Clemency, Roman virtue, 249
Clovis, Frankish chieftain, 303
Cluny, 313
Collective responsibility, 18-20; doctrine of, repudiated by Hebrew prophets, 159; principle of, as embodied in Church code rejected by the modern conscience, 364; a survival of, in modern war code, 378 n. 1
Competition, in primitive society, 14
Confucianism, 53
Confucius, 60
Conscience, new social, nurtured in the medieval towns, 330, 331; purification in modern times, 364- 371; new international, 371-382
Constantine the Great, 302

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