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Richard Mervyn Hare

(1919—2002) philosopher

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Alfred Ernest Teale

Alfred Ernest Teale  

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(1900–82)A. E. Teale was born in Keighley on 1 November 1900 and died there on 25 February 1982. He was educated at the University of Leeds, where he obtained ...
Basil George Mitchell

Basil George Mitchell  

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(1917–)Basil Mitchell was born in Bath on 9 April 1917, son of George William Mitchell and Mary Mitchell. He married Margaret Eleanor Collin in 1950 and they have four ...
Bernard Arthur Owen Williams

Bernard Arthur Owen Williams  

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(1929–2003)English philosopher. Born in Essex, Williams was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and held Fellowships at All Souls and New College. He was professor of philosophy at Cambridge from ...
Bernard Mayo

Bernard Mayo  

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(1920–2000)Bernard Mayo was born in Leicester and died on 14 February 2000. He went up to Oxford in 1940, but his university education was interrupted by World War II ...
Bryan Magee

Bryan Magee  

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(1930–)Bryan Magee was born on 12 April 1930 of working-class parents in Hoxton. During World War II he served in the Army Intelligence Corp. After demobilization he obtained a ...
Christopher John Fardo Williams

Christopher John Fardo Williams  

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(1930–97)C. J. F. Williams was born in Walsall on 31 December 1930 and died in Bristol on 25 March 1997. After going to school at Shrewsbury he went up ...
descriptivism

descriptivism  

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The view contrasted with prescriptivism by Hare, according to which the meaning of an evaluative term is given without the element of command, or approval, or pressure on action, but is simply ...
ethics (Post-Ayer)

ethics (Post-Ayer)  

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British moral philosophy in the late twentieth century is marked by four major interrelated events: reaction to emotivism, the resurgence of consequentialism and virtue ethics, recognition of moral ...
fact–value distinction

fact–value distinction  

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The presumed distinction between statements of fact, thought of as value-free, and statements of value. The distinction is often attributed to Hume, and the separation of fact from value is a ...
Howard John Neate Horsburgh

Howard John Neate Horsburgh  

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(b. 1918).Howard J. N. Horsburgh was born in Darjeeling, India. He obtained a BSc in economics from the University of London in 1948, and an MA in philosophy from ...
intuitionism, ethical

intuitionism, ethical  

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Ethical intuitionism is mainly associated with British philosophers; it is sometimes called British intuitionism. But the term ‘intuitionist’ is used for more than one position. In one sense, ...
James Opie Urmson

James Opie Urmson  

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(1915–)James Opie Urmson was born in Hornsea, Yorkshire on 4 March 1915. He was educated at Kingswood School, Bath and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he gained a first ...
John Boyd Wilson

John Boyd Wilson  

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(1928–2003)John Wilson was born in London on 6 October 1928 and died on 29 August 2003. He was the son of Percy Edward, an Anglican clergyman. He earned a ...
John Patrick de Cormelie Day

John Patrick de Cormelie Day  

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(1919–99)Patrick Day was born in Cairo on 9 January 1919 and died on 29 October 1999 in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester. He was educated at Shrewsbury School and at Magdalen ...
phrastic/neustic

phrastic/neustic  

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In the analysis of Hare's The Language of Morals (1952), the phrastic is the aspect of a sentence that is common to different moods: between ‘the door is shut’, ‘shut the door’, ‘is the door shut?’, ...
prescriptivism

prescriptivism  

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The approach to moral theory especially associated with Hare, that assimilates moral commitment to the giving or accepting of a command. Difference of moral opinion is then modelled upon the giving ...
Robert Silcock Downie

Robert Silcock Downie  

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(1933–)R. S. (Robin) Downie was born in Glasgow on 19 April 1933. He was educated at the High School of Glasgow and the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford. At ...
Roy Edgley

Roy Edgley  

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(1925–99)Roy Edgley was born in Northampton on 19 June 1925 and died in Brighton on 11 April 1999. He attended Northampton Grammar School from 1939 to 1941 and, on ...
supervenience

supervenience  

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Term introduced by Hare to describe the way that ethical properties relate to other, psychological and natural properties of things. Properties of one kind, F, supervene upon those of another kind, ...
universalizability

universalizability  

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The feature of moral judgements that whilst a moral judgement may concern a particular subject in a particular situation, it must supervene upon general features of the situation, that can in ...

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