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UPC 9780191022432 The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics 

 
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The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics

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What does the idea of taking 'the point of view of the universe' tell us about ethics? The great nineteenth-century utilitarian Henry Sidgwick this metaphor to present what he took to be a self-evident moral truth: the good of one individual is of no more importance than the good of any other. Ethical judgments, he held, are objective truths that we can know by reason. The ethical axioms he took to be self-evident provide a foundation for utilitarianism. He supplements this foundation with an argument that nothing except states of consciousness have ultimate value, which led him to hold that pleasure is the only thing that is intrinsically good. Are these claims defensible? Katarzyna de
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9780191022432
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$49.49 - NewCondition - InStock
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9 780191 022432
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0191022432
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9780191022432
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09780191022432
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