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Natural goodness

by Philippa Foot

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Published by Clarendon, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-121) and index.

    StatementPhilippa Foot.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .F56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3963595M
    ISBN 100198235089
    LC Control Number2001267919
    OCLC/WorldCa45438834

    Julia Pearson is a writer and editor who specializes in English literature and composition, creating content in partnership with CollegeBoard for CLEP study guides. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a 19th-century epistolary novel associated with both the Romantic and the Gothic genres. The novel, which follows a scientist named Frankenstein and Author: Julia Pearson. The true key to all the perplexities of the human condition, Rousseau boldly claims, is the “natural goodness of man.” It is also the key to his own notoriously contradictory writings, which, he insists, are actually the disassembled parts of a rigorous philosophical system rooted in that fundamental principle.

    a. The goodness of things not contaminated by human interference. b. The goodness that belongs to all things in nature. c. The goodness of individual living things living out the life cycle of their species. d. Both a. and b.   This short work is certainly the most beautiful and moving treatise on moral philosophy that has yet been written in the contemporary Anglo-American tradition. Foot's unusually brilliant use of examples, most of them drawn from life and literature, makes Natural Goodness a very pleasant and accessible book to read/5(12).

    Natural: How Faith in Nature’s Goodness Leads to Harmful Fads, Unjust Laws, and Flawed Science Alan Levinovitz. Beacon, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Levinovitz, professor. The thesis of the book, then, is that vice is a natural defect, and virtue goodness of will; therefore propositions to do with goodness or badness in human character and action are not to be understood in psychological terms.


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A short, lucid, and well-written philosophical ride towards understanding ethical behavior as "natural" for humankind. That is, this tiny treatise gives footing to the idea that to behave unjustly towards another person is to behave defectively or unnaturally for a human being.4/5.

Natural Goodness provides a valuable statement of the mature insights of one of recent moral philosophy's major contributors." -- The Review of Metaphysics " Natural Goodness is an exciting and provoking book, more interesting than most books in moral she has given us both in this book and elsewhere deserves nothing but intellectual and moral gratitude."/5(12).

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In Ch. 1, Foot discusses and criticizes the subjectivism and non‐cognitivism that has dominated the past 60 years. Natural Goodness is the long-awaited exposition of a highly original approach to moral philosophy, representing a fundamental break away from the assumptions of recent debates.

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Words9 Pages In her book ‘Natural goodness’, Philippa Foot shows that ethical evaluation has the same conceptual structure as the evaluation of living things. This essay will extend from that and focus on how, in fact and practical reason, that I am human sets what is good.

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The result is an essential new perspective that shatters faith in Nature’s goodness and points to a better alternative. But at a mere pages, Natural Goodness is definitely worth reading in full. Foot’s style is as light and enjoyable as always, and she even makes time at the end for a rebuttal of Nietzsche (she thinks the critical motive behind his project and his psychological observations were important.

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