9780198250234

Essays on Ethics and Method

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    9780198250234

  • ISBN10:

    0198250231

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-19
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press

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Summary

This volume provides a selection of the shorter writings of the great nineteenth-century moral philosopher Henry Sidgwick. Sidgwick's monumental work The Methods of Ethics is a classic of philosophy, and this new volume is a fascinating complement to it. It will be a rich resource for anyone interested in moral philosophy or the development of modern analytical philosophy.

Author Biography


Professor Marcus G. Singer is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Abbreviations xiii
Introduction: The Philosophy of Henry Sidgwick xiv
A Note on the Contents xxxix
A Note on Grote xiv
PART I. ETHICS
Utilitarianism (1873)
3(7)
The Theory of Evolution in its Application to Practice (1876)
10(13)
Professor Calderwood on Intuitionism in Morals (1876)
23(4)
Mr. Barratt on ``The Suppression of Egoism'' (1877)
27(2)
The Establishment of Ethical First Principles (1879)
29(6)
Some Fundamental Ethical Controversies (1889)
35(12)
Law and Morality (1891)
47(12)
The Distinction between 'Is' and 'Ought' (1892)
59(4)
The Relation of Ethics to Sociology (1899)
63(16)
PART II. VALUE THEORY AND MORAL PSYCHOLOGY
Pleasure and Desire (1872)
79(10)
Hedonism and Ultimate Good (1877)
89(10)
The Feeling-Tone of Desire and Aversion (1892)
99(8)
Unreasonable Action (1893)
107(14)
PART III. METHOD: TRUTH. EVIDENCE, AND BELIEF
Verification of Beliefs (1871)
121(8)
Incoherence of Empirical Philosophy (1882)
129(10)
The Philosophy of Common Sense (1895)
139(12)
Criteria of Truth and Error (1900)
151(15)
Further on the Criteria of Truth and Error (1900)
166(7)
PART IV. COMMENTS AND CRITIQUES
Grote on Utilitarianism I (1871)
173(3)
Grote on Utilitarianism II (1871)
176(5)
Fitzjames Stephen on Mill on Liberty (1873)
181(4)
Bradley's Ethical Studies (1876)
185(5)
Sidgwick vs. Bradley (1877)
190(5)
Bentham and Benthamism in Politics and Ethics (1877)
195(24)
Mr. Spencher's Ethical System (1880)
219(9)
Leslie Stephen's Science of Ethics (1882)
228(15)
Green's Ethics (1884)
243(16)
Fowler's Progressive Morality (1885)
259(5)
Idiopsychological Ethics (1887)
264(12)
Spencer on Justice (1892)
276(11)
Notes on Sources 287(2)
Bibliography and Bibliographical Notes 289(42)
Index 331

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