Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a family of views in moral
epistemology At minimum, ethical intuitionism is the thesis that our intuitive
awareness of value, or intuitive kn...
Aug 12, 2010 ... Sir William David Ross (1877–1971) made significant contributions to ... In the
introduction to the sixth edition of Aristotle, J. L. Ackrill maintains that Ross 'made
his .... Ross believes that we have a duty of fidelity, that is, a duty to keep .....
Virtue, knowledge and pleasure are states of mind, while justic...
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” ...
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.
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 ...
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...
Sep 21, 2015 ... --W.D. Ross, The Right and the Good I want to say a few things about ... which it
is for philosophy to prove or disprove, but knowledge from the start. ... It is
irrelevant to the role I am assigning moral intuitions that we may be wrong .... is at
too intellectual a level for them to have such an effect, and for anothe...
Proponents of deontological theories maintain that certain kinds of actions ...
Right of Autonomy: We have the right not to be used as mere means without our
consent. ... Most people have the intuition that it is morally impermissible to kill
the one person in the case of ... Illustration of an agent-centered approach: W. D.
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
I have said that moral judgments must in the end rest upon an "intuitive" judgment
of some sort. .... which does not apparently exist in the case of knowledge of what
we feel. ..... Many years ago W. D. Ross presented the philosophical community
with a .... But beyond that, ordinary people maintain a strong moral repugnance ...