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Holism and its Consequences

Jonathan Dancy

in Ethics Without Principles

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780199270026
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601729 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199270023.003.0005
Holism and its Consequences

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Gives the best argument for holism in the theory of reasons, and then considers how best to establish ethical particularism on that basis. Also considers various ways of accepting holism without going so far as the particularist wants to go.

Keywords: holism; particularism; reasons; resultance; supervenience

Chapter.  11526 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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