On the Nature of Moral Ideals

Larry S. Temkin

in Rethinking the Good

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199759446
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932214 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Ethics Series

On the Nature of Moral Ideals

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This chapter explores further the Essentially Comparative View. It argues that the Essentially Comparative View has great plausibility and that, for many, adopting the Internal Aspects View for all moral ideals will not be easy.

Keywords: Essentially Comparative View; Internal Aspects View; moral ideals

Chapter.  31125 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy

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