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Can"t we make moral judgements?

Mary Midgley

Can"t we make moral judgements?

by Mary Midgley

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Published by Bristol Press in Bristol [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judgment (Ethics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary Midgley.
    SeriesMind matters
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 167 p. ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16592734M
    ISBN 10185399166X

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In this way, moral rules move from simple prohibitions to a collection of prudential, logical ways of living and not living. This accounts for how we may anecdotally experience our moral beliefs. It also suggests that the facts we consider central to our moral judgments might be subject to motivated reasoning, or the biased consumption of facts.

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