David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 81 (3):215–236 (2000)
At Treatise 581ff., Hume seems to ground moral distinctions in therational deliberations of the observer, thereby making sentiment expendable.Is Hume then an example of an early modern ethicist, for whom moral distinctions are derived from reason alone? I argue that Hume's use of strategiesfrom ancient ethics can help explain how reason remains subordinate to sentiment.For if to take up the point of view of the judicious spectator we musthave the right constellation of sentiments and passions , then moral distinctions are only derivatively based onreason
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Thomas Holden (2011). 'The Modern Disciple of the Academy': Hume, Shelley, and Sir William Drummond. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 9 (2):161-188.
Daniel A. Bonevac (ed.) (2009). Introduction to World Philosophy: A Multicultural Reader. Oxford University Press.
Julia Annas (1999). Platonic Ethics, Old and New. Cornell University Press.
Victor Caston (1997). Epiphenomenalisms, Ancient and Modern. Philosophical Review 106 (3):309-363.
Maria Pia Paganelli (2009). David Hume on Monetary Policy: A Retrospective Approach. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 7 (1):65-85.
Charles E. Larmore (1996). The Morals of Modernity. Cambridge University Press.
Jean-Pierre Dupuy (2010). The Narratology of Lay Ethics. NanoEthics 4 (2):153-170.
Julia Annas (1993). The Morality of Happiness. Oxford University Press.
Christopher Gill (ed.) (2005). Virtue, Norms, and Objectivity: Issues in Ancient and Modern Ethics. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads9 ( #177,741 of 1,410,134 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #177,743 of 1,410,134 )
How can I increase my downloads?