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Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Thomas Hurka (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199577446
eISBN:
9780191725425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The chapters in this volume discuss a group of British moral philosophers active between the 1870s and 1950s and including Henry Sidgwick, Hastings Rashdall, J. M. E. McTaggart, G. E. Moore, H. A. ... More


Freedom as Constraint: The Morality of Autonomy

Katerina Deligiorgi

in The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646159
eISBN:
9780191741142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646159.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 4 draws some of the broader consequences of the anti-naturalist assumptions of the theory of autonomy defended here, by looking both at alternative readings of Kant and at broader questions ... More


Introduction: Inheriting Austin

Martin Gustafsson

in The Philosophy of J. L. Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199219759
eISBN:
9780191730818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219759.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introduction describes the background and legacy of Austin’s thought, going beyond the standard picture of him as an effectively obsolete ‘doyen of ordinary language philosophy’. It situates ... More


Because It's Right

Paul Bloomfield

in Morality and Self-Interest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305845
eISBN:
9780199851539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305845.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Morality can be painfully demanding so much so that we sometimes question the wisdom of complying with it. Indeed, according to H. A. Prichard, making this argument work is the central preoccupation ... More


Richard Price on Promising: A Limited Defense

Robert J. Fogelin

in Philosophical Interpretations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195071627
eISBN:
9780199833221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019507162X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This essay presents an exposition and limited defense of Richard Price's claim that the “fidelity to promises is properly a branch or instance of veracity,” i.e., the obligation to keep a promise is, ... More


Reasons and Beliefs

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Reality

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253050
eISBN:
9780191597282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253056.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Argues that normative reasons, whether moral or prudential, are states of affairs rather than the agent's beliefs—a form of normative realism. It considers arguments to the contrary by H. A. ... More


Contributory Reasons

Jonathan Dancy

in Ethics Without Principles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199270026
eISBN:
9780191601729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270023.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers the nature of contributory reasons, contrasting the contributory with the overall. Also considers attempts to characterise the nature of the contributory in terms of overall oughts, arguing ... More


The Problems of Liberty and Property

Akihito Suzuki

in Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter turns to the ideological aspects of psychiatric practice and investigates the patterns of psychiatrists' conceptualization of their role vis-à-vis families' concerns about the protection ... More


Has Anyone Ever Been a Non‐Intuitionist?

Jonathan Dancy

in Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199577446
eISBN:
9780191725425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577446.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers an argument that Prichard levels against Sidgwick. Prichard says that Sidgwick's view is that nobody has ever been an intuitionist, but then argues that nobody has ever been a ... More


Mistakes about Good: Prichard, Carritt, and Aristotle

T. H. Irwin

in Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199577446
eISBN:
9780191725425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577446.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Carritt follows Prichard — with some modifications — in recognizing two senses of ‘good’. According to Prichard, when we use the term adjectivally we attribute to a subject a non‐relational and ... More


Acting, Willing, and Trying

R. A. Duff

in Criminal Attempts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262688
eISBN:
9780191682384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262688.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the role of volition in determining liability in criminal attempts. It discusses different types of volitions and provides a functionalist account alongside H.A. Prichard's ... More


Justification to Others

Albert Weale

in Modern Social Contract Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198853541
eISBN:
9780191887963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853541.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Prichard posed the question of whether there was a reason for persons to take on the obligations of morality. Scanlon offers a distinctive contractualist answer to this question, which is based on ... More


Normativity II

John Brunero

in Instrumental Rationality: The Normativity of Means-Ends Coherence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198746935
eISBN:
9780191809149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746935.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter turns to the question of whether means–ends coherence is normative in the sense that we always ought, or more weakly, have reason to comply with it. The chapter considers the view, ... More


Reading the Face of Race

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 looks at Darwin’s readings in early ethnological literature, which had tight associations with aesthetics and physiognomy. The writings of Samuel Stanhope Smith and James Cowles Prichard ... More


British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Thomas Hurka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The subject of this book is a unified and distinctive school of British ethical theorists active from the 1870s through the 1950s, though its period of greatest influence was the 1920s and 1930s; its ... More


“The Most Striking Circumstance”: Black Jews and Sustaining the Doctrine of the Unity of Mankind

Tudor Parfitt

in Hybrid Hate: Jews, Blacks, and the Question of Race

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190083335
eISBN:
9780190083366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083335.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The nineteenth century witnessed the development of a bitter struggle between monogenists and polygenists. Polygenists increasingly looked for confirmation of racial hierarchies and signs of racial ... More


The Dependence of Sociocultural Anthropology on Theological Anthropology

Timothy Larsen and Daniel J. King

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that classic Christian theological anthropology has emphasized that all human beings are part of the one human family descending from Adam and Eve, created in the image of God, ... More


Does Hegelian Ethics Rest on a Mistake?

Robert Stern

in Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Hegelian ethics is often said to involve an account of self-actualization based on a form of social holism, such that the individual’s well-being is then bound up with the well-being of others, so ... More


Historians of Ethics

Thomas Hurka

in British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Discusses the school as commentators on earlier moral philosophers. Many found Plato’s and Aristotle’s views excessively egoistic, both foundationally and in the psychology they ascribe to the ... More


Moral Scepticism and Agency: Kant and Korsgaard

Robert Stern

in Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One argument put forward by Christine Korsgaard in favour of her constructivist appeal to the nature of agency, is that it does better than moral realism in answering moral scepticism. However, ... More


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