Goodness and Advice

Princeton University Press (2003)
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In my contribution to this volume, I (BHS) comment on on the stultifying rhetoric of contemporary analytic moral theory as illustrated in Judith Jarvis Thomson's Tanner Lectures, with particular reference to Thomson's anxieties about the moral relativism exhibited by college freshman and to her efforts--quite strained, in my view, and inevitably unsuccessful--to demonstrate the existence of objective judgments in matters of morality and taste .



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Judith Jarvis Thomson
Last affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Martha Nussbaum
University of Chicago

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