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G. E. Moore"s Ethical Theory

Resistance and Reconciliation

by Brian Hutchinson

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Moore, G. E.--(George Edward), --1873-1958--E,
  • Moore, G. E.--(George Edward),--1873-1958--Ethics,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • (George Edward),,
  • 1873-1958,
  • 1873-1958.,
  • 20th century,
  • Ethics, Modern,
  • Moore, G. E.,
  • Principia ethica

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715365M
    ISBN 100521037824
    ISBN 109780521037822

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Moore's Ethical Theory: Resistance and Reconciliation.5/5(1). Moore thought that both are obvious, and that only intellectual confusion leads to thinking they are not.

Hutchinson's book is an important contribution to the current literature in ethics. It would be an excellent "companion" for readers of s: 1. This is a comprehensive study of the ethics of G. Moore, the most important English-speaking ethicist of the twentieth century.

Moore's ethical project, set out in his seminal text Principia Ethica, is to preserve common moral insight from scepticism and, in effect, persuade his readers to accept the objective character of goodness.

Principia Ethica G. E. Moores Ethical Theory book a significant philosophical work of G.E. Moore because G.E. Moore has presented an new approach of ethics, from both the descriptive and meta-ethical approach that tries to define what we mean by the "good"/5(31).

In this best loved work, Principia Ethica, G. Moore argues for a common sense approach to ethics that is given the name of ethical naturalism. In "ethical naturalism," ethical decisions are based not on idealized or abstract principles, like some /5.

“G.E. Moore’s ethical theory is usually remembered and studied these days because of Moore’s denunciation of ethical naturalism on the ground that it involves a fallacy, ‘the naturalistic fallacy’ which, according to Moore, is inherent in all positions of this :   Nevertheless, this book pervasively illuminates extra aspects of Moore's broader (meta)philosophy--that is, beyond the OQA per se, or the ostensible perimeters of his ethical theory--which would support that linguistic interpretation: for example, Moore's general methodological commitments to common sense, to prephilosophic judgments of various.

This is the first comprehensive study of the ethics of G. Moore, the most important English-speaking ethicist of the 20th century. Moore's ethical project, set out in his seminal text the Principia Ethica is to preserve common moral insight from skepticism and, in effect, persuade his readers to accept the objective character of goodness.

Philosophy Ethics G. Moore, "The Objectivity of Moral Judgments" Abstract: Ethical emotivism and consensus gentium as a basis for ethics leads to contradictions. Moral judgments cannot neither be based on popular appeal nor feelings.

The emotive theory of ethics bases rightness and wrongness on emotions. In G. Moore’s Ethical Theory, Brian Hutchinson paints a picture of Moore as both a revolutionary and as a conservative.

His revolutionary impulse is his desire to break with the philosophical tradition that has committed the naturalistic fallacy. His conservative impulse is his desire to retain the simple truths of common sense. Principia Ethica is recognized as the definitive starting point for twentieth-century ethical theory.

The text is reprinted here with the previously unpublished preface Moore wrote for a planned, but never completed, second edition. Though unfinished, it sets out clearly Moore's second thoughts about his own work.

The volume also includes two important pieces from his later ethical 4/5(2). This is the first comprehensive study of the ethics of G. Moore, the most important English-speaking ethicist of the 20th century.

Moore's ethical project, set out in his seminal text the Principia Ethica is to preserve common moral insight from skepticism and, in effect, persuade his Pages: Author by: G. Moore Languange: en Publisher by: Courier Corporation Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 30 Total Download: File Size: 46,8 Mb Description: This volume revolutionized philosophy and forever altered the direction of ethical clarifies some of moral philosophy's most common confusions, redefines the science's terms, and.

G.E. Moore is often remembered for his exposition of the the 'naturalistic fallacy, ' which he explained in "Principia Ethica" by thrashing the views of Herbert Spencer, in particular.

In this book, Moore addresses questions such as "What is 'good'?" and "How can one know?"/5(31). Moral truths were moral truths, and that was that. Moore was a university professor, and his idea of what things were good, such as friendship and the appreciation of beauty, was limited by his quiet and academic life.

His writings didn't demonstrate that his theory was likely to help deal with serious ethical dilemmas. George Edward Moore OM FBA, usually cited as G. Moore, was an English philosopher. He was, with Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Gottlob Frege, one of the founders of the analytic tradition in philosophy.

Along with Russell, he led the turn away from idealism in British philosophy, and became well known for his advocacy of common sense concepts, his Education: Trinity College, Cambridge, (BA, ). This book is a comprehensive study of the ethics of G. Moore, the most important English-speaking ethicist of the twentieth century.

Moore's ethical project, set out in his seminal text Principia Ethica, is to preserve common moral insight from scepticism and, in effect, persuade his readers to accept the objective character of goodness.4/5(2).

G.E. Moore's Principia Ethica of is often considered a revolutionary work that set a new agenda for 20 th-century ethics. This historical view is, however, overstated. This historical view is, however, overstated. Moore's Principia Ethica was published in In the book Moore defends four theses.

The first two are meta-ethical, about the nature of good, whereas the third and fourth express his first-order evaluative views about which acts are right and which things are good. The first thesis is that goodness is the fundamental ethical : Philip Stratton-Lake.

This book is a comprehensive study of the ethics of G. E. Moore, the most important English-speaking ethicist of the twentieth century. Brian Hutchinson explores Moore's arguments in detail, showing Moore's ethical work to be much richer and more sophisticated than his critics have acknowledged.At first the scene was dominated by the intuitionists, whose leading representative was the English philosopher G.E.

Moore (–). In his Principia Ethica (), Moore argued against what he called the “naturalistic fallacy” in ethics, by which he meant any attempt to define the word good in terms of some natural quality—i.e."G.E.

Moore was a central figure in twentieth-century philosophy. Along with Russell and Wittgenstein, he pioneered analytic philosophy, and his Principia Ethica shaped the contours of twentieth-century ethics.

Indeed, until the publication of Rawls's A Theory of Justice, no single book in moral philosophy was to equal Principia's influence/5(41).