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Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontic logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory.

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John Stuart Mill on Ethics - Dictionary of Arguments

Höffe I 348
Ethics/Utilitarianism/Mill/HöffeVsMill/Höffe: Since Mill rejects any kind of a priori statements, he cannot allow them for ethics. An inexperienced justification of moral obligations remains impossible for him. The alternative, a consistent empiricism, joins - in contrast to any "a priori" or "intuitionist school" - an "inductive school" of ethics. But since the utilitarian guiding principle is supposed to guide all action, it forms its precept, which Mill does not base on experience, so that it is likely to assume the ostracized pre-empirical character. >Mill/Höffe.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Mill I
John St. Mill
A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, London 1843
German Edition:
Von Namen, aus: A System of Logic, London 1843
In
Eigennamen, Ursula Wolf, Frankfurt/M. 1993

Mill II
J. St. Mill
Utilitarianism: 1st (First) Edition Oxford 1998

Höffe I
Otfried Höffe
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016


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