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The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics
The Point of View of the Universe Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics
Author: Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, Peter Singer
What does the idea of taking 'the point of view of the universe' tell us about ethics? The great nineteenth-century utilitarian Henry Sidgwick used this metaphor to present what he took to be a self-evident moral truth: the good of one individual is of no more importance than the good of any other. Ethical judgments, he held, are objective truth...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780198776727
ISBN-10: 0198776721
Publication Date: 6/1/2016
Pages: 432
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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