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
Dec 15, 2014 ... W. D. Ross, for example, uses the notion of apprehension, but he tends to ... For
instance, we may have moral intuitions about concrete cases, such as ..... And
Price maintained that all forms of knowledge, including intuitive ...
May 18, 2011 ... Ross proposes that (a) we have self-evident prima facie moral ... Intuition is the
way contemplation can lead to knowledge of self-evidence. We ...
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” ...
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 ...
IMPORTANCE OF FACTUAL KNOWLEDGE AND CONCEPTUAL CLARITY ...
Since, as we have seen, moral philosophy begins when people find their code of
.... Act- deontological theories maintain that the basic judgments of obligation are
all ... rule-deontologists: Samuel Clarke, Richard Price, Thomas Reid, W. D. Ross
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,
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Feb 23, 1998 ... 'We should not follow popular advice and, being human, have only mortal ....
Explain and evaluate the work of W D Ross in terms of prima facie duties ...
knowledge that we must do something and that we can do it can only be truly ....
and yet elsewhere in his ethics he maintains that a moral action must be.
Re-Appreciating W. D. Ross: Naturalizing Prima Facie Duties and a Proposed
Method ... For example, what is the source of intuitive knowledge? ... We hope
theorists can work out their justifications, but for now we have real people facing
...... Honesty: Maintain a commitment not to knowingly and intentionally
Ross's argument that utilitarianism is too permissive about lying and promise
keeping. ... 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