Miss Anscombe on Sidgwick's View of Humility

Philosophy 58 (225):389 - 391 (1983)

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In her well-known paper ‘Modern Moral Philosophy’ G. E. M. Anscombe makes the following assertion: ‘he [Sidgwick] thinks that humility consists in underestimating your own merits—i.e. in a species of untruthfulness’. I should like to show that this is not so
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