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Are Moral Considerations Overriding?

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/10.1093/0199252866.003.0013
Are Moral Considerations Overriding?

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Dewi Z. Phillips has argued that moral considerations must override other considerations. The author distinguishes ‘evidential’ from ‘verdictive’ moral considerations, arguing that only the latter are in any sense overriding.

Keywords: codes of behaviour; etiquette; hypothetical imperatives; moral judgements; Dewi Z. Phillips

Chapter.  2967 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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