publication . Article . 2014

Sidgwick’s Argument for Utilitarianism and his Moral Epistemology: A Reply to David Phillips

Skelton, Anthony;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Centre Bentham
Abstract
David Phillips’s Sidgwickian Ethics is a penetrating contribution to the scholarly and philosophical understanding of Henry Sidgwick’s The Methods of Ethics. This note focuses on Phillips’s understanding of (aspects of) Sidgwick’s argument for utilitarianism and the moral epistemology to which he subscribes. In § I, I briefly outline the basic features of the argument that Sidgwick provides for utilitarianism, noting some disagreements with Phillips along the way. In § II, I raise some object...
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