Princeton University Press (2003)

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Judith Jarvis Thomson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Martha Nussbaum
University of Chicago
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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 .
Keywords moral theory  relativism  analytic philosophy  ordinary language  judgment  taste  ethics  objectivism
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ISBN(s) 9780691114736   9780691086736   0691086737   0691114730
DOI 10.1093/mind/113.452.787
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