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Philippa Foot

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199252862

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0199252866.001.0001

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Are Moral Considerations Overriding?

Are Moral Considerations Overriding?

(p.181) XIII Are Moral Considerations Overriding?
Virtues and Vices

Philippa Foot

Oxford University Press

Dewi Z. Phillips has argued that moral considerations must override other considerations. The author distinguishes ‘evidential’ from ‘verdictive’ moral considerations, arguing that only the latter are in any sense overriding.

Keywords:   codes of behaviour, etiquette, hypothetical imperatives, moral judgements, Dewi Z. Phillips

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