Moral Perception And Particularity

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  • Hardcover
  • 273 pages
  • Moral Perception And Particularity
  • Lawrence A. Blum
  • English
  • 23 February 2018
  • 0521430283

About the Author: Lawrence A. Blum

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Moral Perception And Particularity Most Contemporary Moral Philosophy Is Concerned With Issues Of Rationality, Universality, Impartiality, And Principle By Contrast Lawrence Blum Is Concerned With The Psychology Of Moral Agency The Essays In This Collection Examine The Moral Import Of Emotion, Motivation, Judgment, Perception, And Group Identifications, And Explore How All These Psychic Capacities Contribute To A Morally Good Life

10 thoughts on “Moral Perception And Particularity

  1. says:

    Some interesting objections raised against principle based ethical theories via an analysis of moral perception Influenced by Iris Murdoch, Blum here sketches out a conception of moral perception as distinct and, most importantly, preceding moral judgement that bridges the gap between moral situations and moral principles For Blum, the moral agent must be able to perceive features of a situation, recognise them as significant moral features, and then be able to apply a principle appropriately Some interesting objections raised against principle based ethical theories via an analysis of moral perception Influenced by Iris Murdoch, Blum here sketches out a conception of moral perception as distinct and, most importantly, preceding moral judgement that bridges the gap between moral situations and moral principles For Blum, the moral agent must be able to perceive features of a situation, recognise them as significant moral features, and then be able to apply a principle appropriately to the situation 3 aspects which Blum believes principle based ethical theories neglect He also notes a couple interesting points regarding moral perception in moral perception, and the action that results from it, can go on entirely outside the consideration of moral principles entirely It is often the case that mediation by principles is unnecessary and the perception of moral features in a situation is enough to entail action by the moral agent Another point is that moral...

  2. says:

    I ve noticed two interesting trends in the philosophical literature on friendship The first is that many contemporary virtue theorists do not identify themselves openly as virtue theorists, or, if they do, they hedge about it The second trend is related to the first I m guessing contemporary virtue ethicists reinvent the wheel each time, with little reference or help from Aristotle the consummate virtue theorist Lawrence Blum came on the scene in the early 1980s, not long after Michael S I ve noticed two interesting trends in the philosophical literature on friendship The first is that many contemporary virtue theorists do not identify themselves openly as virtue theorists, or, if they do, they hedge about it The second trend is related to the first I m guessing contemporary virtue ethicists reinvent the wheel each time, with little reference or help from Aristotle the consummate virtue theorist Lawrence Blum came on the scene in the early 1980s, not long after Michael Stocker published his famous article using the phenomenon of friendship to critique both utilitarianism and Kantian deontology the dominant moral theories His critique was similar to Stocker s, although his argumentsustained in Friendship, Altruism and Morality Neither principle based nor impartialist theories can adequately capture moral motivat...

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