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Are there Organic Unities?

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/10.1093/0199270023.003.0010
Are there Organic Unities?

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Argues against G. E. Moore’s conception of organic unities, attempting to replace it with a conception more amenable to particularism. Considers the possibility of a form of default value acceptable to particularism. Ends by contrasting the views expressed here with those of Kagan.

Keywords: default value; intrinsic; Kagan; Moore; organic unities

Chapter.  7785 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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