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Profile: Sean McKeever (Davidson College)
  1. Sean D. McKeever (2007). Reasons and the Good. Review of Metaphysics 61 (2):409-410.
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  2. Sean D. McKeever (2006). Principled Ethics: Generalism as a Regulative Ideal. Oxford University Press.
    Moral philosophy has long been dominated by the aim of understanding morality and the virtues in terms of principles. However, the underlying assumption that this is the best approach has received almost no defence, and has been attacked by particularists, who argue that the traditional link between morality and principles is little more than an unwarranted prejudice. In Principled Ethics, Michael Ridge and Sean McKeever meet the particularist challenge head-on, and defend a distinctive view they call "generalism as a regulative (...)
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  3. Sean D. McKeever (2006). Robert Audi, The Good in the Right: A Theory of Intuition and Intrinsic Value:The Good in the Right: A Theory of Intuition and Intrinsic Value. Ethics 116 (2):403-405.
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  4. Sean D. McKeever & Michael Ridge (2006). Particularism and the Contingent a Priori. Acta Analytica 21 (2):3-11.
    Particularism renders the options for a sound moral epistemology few and the prospects dim. One leading approach treats basic knowledge of particular cases as derivable from an a priori moral principle and a posteriori knowledge of the contingent non-moral facts to which the principle applies. Particularists must forgo this approach because it requires principles. Yet a purely a posteriori moral epistemology is also implausible, especially when combined with particularism. Particularists such as Jonathan Dancy are thus led to the view that (...)
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  5. Sean D. McKeever (2003). Richard Joyce, The Myth of Morality:The Myth of Morality. Ethics 114 (1):182-184.
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