On underestimating us

Think 19 (54):9-20 (2020)

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Jane Heal
Cambridge University
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Human beings are social animals. A solitary life would be horrible for most of us. What makes life worthwhile is being with others and engaging in shared projects with them. To do justice to these facts, philosophers need to pay more attention to the first-person plural, we/us, and to rethink their accounts of value and virtue.
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