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
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” ...
W. D. Ross, The Right and the Good, 1930. ... 'productive of so and so'; for it
cannot with any plausibility be maintained that it .... But even when we have come
to recognize the duty of beneficence, .... So too with a given piece of knowledge.
..... and that we do not know either by intuition, by deduction, or by induction tha...
Oct 4, 2013 ... Since intuitionism assumes that we are capable of moral knowledge, it is to be ...
Notable intuitionists such as H.A. Pritchard and W.D. Ross held both of .... In
response, intuitionists can maintain that moral principles are known a priori. ... In
response, some intuitionists have claimed that intuition requires only ...
Feb 26, 2011 ... B) we have a general duty to perform (or to avoid performing) actions of these
general kinds. ... W. D. ROSS'S SYSTEM OF PRIMA FACIE DUTIES ... Our moral
decisions should be guided by our intellectual intuition. We ... Kant maintains that
what is unique and special for us is that we can act on principle.
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 ... principle that agrees with intuition that can be used to .... To our knowledge,.
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 ...
We've adopted the action-based approach to eth- ... good action-based ethical
theory should have these ... intuition. The approach to computing ethics that we
describe in this article is illustrated by MEDETHEX ... 3 HAU maintains ... In
agreement with W.D. Ross,6 we believe .... knowledge-based interface, the