Emotivism is a meta-ethical view that claims that ethical sentences do not
express propositions ... In moral deliberations we must be acquainted
beforehand with all the objects, and ..... Twenty yea...
Sir William David Ross was a British philosopher, college administrator, WW I ....
to punch holes in the theory of universals as maintained by the young Socrates.
... we grasp moral truths “intuitively,” as if via some type of innate knowledge or
...... What he claims is that we have an intuitive (that is, non-inferential or proto- or
Oct 28, 2013 ... Here we combine aspects of Mill and Kant in what Pojman calls an ...  Against
utilitarianism, Ross contends that we have an intuitive knowledge of the rightness
and ..... The selection is a substantial portion of Chapter II of W.D. Ross, The ...
Here Feldman maintains that Ross' theory is unlike the “monistic” ...
Aug 10, 2004 ... A Simple Ethical Theory Based on the Ethics of W. D. Ross. ... We have to see
which prima facie duties have priority in the situation we face, and ... in relation to
lasting positive qualities such as knowledge, moral character, and skill often ...
Moral intuition or perception has three functions in this approach:.
Sep 21, 2015 ... --W.D. Ross, The Right and the Good I want to say a few things about morality
and ... He doesn't think we can separate intuition from the reasoning process as
he ..... I base this claim on some knowledge I have of how hunter-gatherers
typically ..... To maintain the state of doubt and to carry on systematic and ...
lying and promise-keeping very similar to Ross's prima facie duties.1 With ...
Ross likens our knowledge of basic moral principles to our knowledge of the
axioms and ... it is sometimes right to tell a lie or to break a promise, it must be
maintained .... according to merit and we have a prima facie duty to upset this
Translated by W. D. Ross ... Now we have discussed in detail the moral virtues;
with regard to the others let us express our view as ... scientific knowledge,
practical wisdom, philosophic wisdom, intuitive reason; we do not include ... And
all teaching starts from what is already known, as we maintain in the Analytics
also; for it ...
advocated by W.D. Ross (1930), maintains that there isn't ... We have a prima
facie duty, for instance, to follow through with a promise that we have made; but if
it ... use his or her intuition to decide which prima facie duty ..... To our knowledge,
The position of. W. D. Ross is widely regarded as intuitionist in both senses.1 My
concern, .... of intuition is to give us direct, i.e., non-inferential, knowledge or
justified belief of the truth ... We have seen that if Ross's view is a paradigm of
intuitionism, then a widely held ...... I maintain that the inference attributed t...
Oct 4, 2013 ... Since intuitionism assumes that we are capable of moral knowledge, it is to be ....
(W.D. Ross, The Foundations of Ethics, 1939, 18) ... In response, intuitionists can
maintain that moral principles are known a priori. ... In response, some
intuitionists have claimed that intuition requires only an ability to grasp ...