Chapter

Goodness and Choice*

Philippa Foot

in Virtues and Vices

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252862
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597435 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199252866.003.0009
Goodness and Choice*

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Moral philosophers often say that the special meaning of the word ‘good’ is to be explained by its connexion with the speaker's choices. This connexion is shown to be generally neither necessary nor sufficient.

Keywords: choices; functional words; good; meanings

Chapter.  6973 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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