David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Utilitas 16 (2):146-167 (2004)
J. B. Schneewind's Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy was the single best philosophical commentary on Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics produced in the twentieth century. Although Schneewind was primarily concerned to read Sidgwick's ethical theory in its historical context, as reflecting the controversies generated by such figures as J. S. Mill, F. D. Maurice, and William Whewell, his reading also ended up being highly neo-Kantian, reflecting various Rawlsian priorities. As valuable as such an interpretation of Sidgwick surely is, Schneewind's approach has always been in some key respects too narrowly conceived in its construction of Sidgwick's philosophical and cultural context, failing to grapple with such troubling, philosophically relevant issues as the possible racism of Sidgwick's ethical and political views, or the sexual politics manifest in his collaboration with such figures as John Addington Symonds. Correspondence:c1 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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
J. B. Schneewind (2004). Comments on the Commentaries. Utilitas 16 (2):184-192.
Anthony Skelton (2010). On Sidgwick's Demise. Utilitas 22 (1):70-77.
Francesco Orsi (2012). Sidgwick and the Morality of Purity. Revue d'Etudes Benthamiennes 10 (10).
Hallvard Lillehammer (2010). Methods of Ethics and the Descent of Man: Darwin and Sidgwick on Ethics and Evolution. Biology and Philosophy 25 (3):361-378.
Bart Schultz (ed.) (1992). Essays on Henry Sidgwick. Cambridge University Press.
J. B. Schneewind (1977/2000). Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Alan Donagan (1980). A New Sidgwick:Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy. J. B. Schneewind. Ethics 90 (2):282-.
Anthony Skelton (2007). Schultz's Sidgwick. Utilitas 19 (1):91-103.
John Deigh (2004). Sidgwick's Conception of Ethics. Utilitas 16 (2):168-183.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #133,649 of 1,410,170 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #155,015 of 1,410,170 )
How can I increase my downloads?