By Arthur R. Luther (auth.), Manfred S. Frings (eds.)
It is the aim of those essays to commemorate the single hundredth birthday of the thinker Max Scheler. in this centennial party it can be acceptable to keep in mind the 1st significant works of the philosopher's existence. Scheler is understood normally because the writer of a enormous paintings on ethics, entitled: Der Formalismus in der Ethik und die materiale Wertethik (Formalism in Ethics and Non-Formal Ethics of Values), that's the single latest beginning of ethics written via a eu thinker during this century. even if its components have been released individually (1913/1916) as a result of situations in the course of global warfare I, all manuscripts were entire through Scheler sooner than the outbreak of the conflict. His ethics has been translated into a number of languages, together with a contemporary translation in English. within the comparable 12 months (1913) Scheler additionally released one other significant paintings which handled the phenomenology of sympathetic emotions, and that's translated into English less than the identify of the enlarged moment and following versions: the character of Sympathy.