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Moore's Argument against Relative Goodness

Richard Kraut

in Against Absolute Goodness

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199844463
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199919550 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844463.003.0012

Series: Oxford Moral Theory

Moore's Argument against Relative Goodness

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This chapter examines Moore's views about absolute and relative goodness. It concludes that nothing can be found in Moore's writings or offered on his behalf to cast doubt on our commonsense assumption that it is intelligible to speak of what is good for someone.

Keywords: absolute goodness; relative goodness; good

Chapter.  1710 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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