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G. E. Moore

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George Edward Moore (4 November 1873 – 24 October 1958), usually cited as G. E. Moore, was an English philosopher. [1]

76 relations: A Defence of Common Sense, Analytic philosophy, Argument, Aristotelian Society, Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Bertrand Russell, Bloomsbury Group, British Academy, Cambridge, Cambridge Apostles, Classics, Common sense, Consequentialism, Deontological ethics, Dulwich College, Duty, Epistemology, Ethical intuitionism, Ethical naturalism, Ethical non-naturalism, Ethics, F. H. Bradley, Frank P. Ramsey, George Moore (physician), George Stout, Gottlob Frege, Hedonism, Henry Sidgwick, Here is one hand, Human science, Hyperallergic, Idealism, J. L. Austin, J. M. E. McTaggart, James Ward (psychologist), John Maynard Keynes, Leonard Woolf, Logical truth, London, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Max Black, Meta-ethics, Metaphysics, Mind (journal), Moore's paradox, Natural science, Naturalistic fallacy, Nicholas Moore, On Certainty, Open-question argument, ..., Organic unity, Paradox of analysis, Paul Levy (journalist), Peter Railton, Philosophical progress, Philosophical realism, Philosophy of language, Philosophy of mind, Physicalism, Principia Ethica, R. B. Braithwaite, Renaissance, Richard Boyd, Self-evidence, Sense and reference, Skepticism, Susan Stebbing, Thomas Sturge Moore, Tom Regan, Trinity College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Upper Norwood, W. D. Ross, Western philosophy, 19th-century philosophy, 20th-century philosophy. Expand index (26 more) »

A Defence of Common Sense

"A Defence of Common Sense" is a 1925 essay by philosopher G. E. Moore.

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Analytic philosophy

Analytic philosophy (sometimes analytical philosophy) is a style of philosophy that became dominant in the Western world at the beginning of the 20th century.

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In logic and philosophy, an argument is a series of statements typically used to persuade someone of something or to present reasons for accepting a conclusion.

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Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square.

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Ascension Parish Burial Ground

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground, formerly the burial ground for the parish of St Giles and St Peter's, is a cemetery in Cambridge, England.

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Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.

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Bloomsbury Group

The Bloomsbury Group—or Bloomsbury Set—was a group of associated English writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists, the best known members of which included Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, E. M. Forster and Lytton Strachey.

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British Academy

The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.

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Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.

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Cambridge Apostles

The Cambridge Apostles is an intellectual society at the University of Cambridge founded in 1820 by George Tomlinson, a Cambridge student who went on to become the first Bishop of Gibraltar.

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Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.

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Common sense

Common sense is sound practical judgment concerning everyday matters, or a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge that is shared by ("common to") nearly all people.

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Consequentialism is the class of normative ethical theories holding that the consequences of one's conduct are the ultimate basis for any judgment about the rightness or wrongness of that conduct.

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Deontological ethics

In moral philosophy, deontological ethics or deontology (from Greek δέον, deon, "obligation, duty") is the normative ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on rules.

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Dulwich College

Dulwich College is a boarding and day independent school for boys in Dulwich in southeast London, England.

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A duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a commitment or expectation to perform some action in general or if certain circumstances arise.

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Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of knowledge.

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Ethical intuitionism

Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics).

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Ethical naturalism

Ethical naturalism (also called moral naturalism or naturalistic cognitivistic definism) is the meta-ethical view which claims that: Reductive naturalism.

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Ethical non-naturalism

Ethical non-naturalism is the meta-ethical view which claims that.

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Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

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F. H. Bradley

Francis Herbert Bradley OM (30 January 1846 – 18 September 1924) was a British idealist philosopher.

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Frank P. Ramsey

Frank Plumpton Ramsey (22 February 1903 – 19 January 1930) was a British philosopher, mathematician and economist who made fundamental contributions to abstract algebra before his death at the age of 26.

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George Moore (physician)


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George Stout

George Frederick Stout, FBA (6 January 1860 – 18 August 1944), usually cited as G. F. Stout, was a leading English philosopher and psychologist.

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Gottlob Frege

Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege (8 November 1848 – 26 July 1925) was a German philosopher, logician, and mathematician.

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Hedonism is a school of thought that argues that the pursuit of pleasure and intrinsic goods are the primary or most important goals of human life.

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Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick (31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist; he held the Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy from the year 1883 until his death.

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Here is one hand

Here is one hand is an epistemological argument created by George Edward Moore in reaction against philosophical skepticism and in support of common sense.

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Human science

Human Science studies the philosophical, biological, social, and cultural aspects of human life.

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Hyperallergic is a Brooklyn-based arts online magazine.

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In philosophy, idealism is the group of metaphysical philosophies that assert that reality, or reality as humans can know it, is fundamentally mental, mentally constructed, or otherwise immaterial.

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J. L. Austin

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J. M. E. McTaggart

John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart, FBA, commonly John McTaggart or J. M. E. McTaggart (3 September 1866 – 18 January 1925), was an idealist metaphysician.

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James Ward (psychologist)

James Ward, FBA (27 January 1843 – 4 March 1925) was an English psychologist and philosopher.

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John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments.

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Leonard Woolf

Leonard Sidney Woolf (25 November 1880 – 14 August 1969) was a British political theorist, author, publisher and civil servant, and husband of author Virginia Woolf.

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Logical truth

Logical truth is one of the most fundamental concepts in logic, and there are different theories on its nature.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.

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Max Black

Max Black (24 February 1909 – 27 August 1988) was a British-American philosopher, who was a leading figure in analytic philosophy in the years after World War II.

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Meta-ethics is the branch of ethics that seeks to understand the nature of ethical properties, statements, attitudes, and judgments.

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Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of being, existence, and reality.

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Mind (journal)

Mind is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Mind Association.

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Moore's paradox

Moore's paradox concerns the apparent absurdity involved in asserting a first-person present-tense sentence such as, "It's raining, but I don't believe that it is raining" or "It's raining but I believe that it is not raining." The first author to note this apparent absurdity was G. E. Moore.

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Natural science

Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.

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Naturalistic fallacy

In philosophical ethics, the term "naturalistic fallacy" was introduced by British philosopher G. E. Moore in his 1903 book Principia Ethica.

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Nicholas Moore

Nicholas Moore (16 November 1918 – 26 January 1986) was an English poet, associated with the New Apocalyptics in the 1940s, whose reputation stood as high as Dylan Thomas’s.

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On Certainty

On Certainty (Über Gewissheit, original spelling Über Gewißheit) is a philosophical book composed from the notes written by Ludwig Wittgenstein just prior to his death.

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Open-question argument

The open-question argument is a philosophical argument put forward by British philosopher G. E. Moore in of Principia Ethica (1903), to refute the equating of the property of goodness with some non-moral property, X, whether naturalistic (e.g. pleasure) or supernatural (e.g. God's command).

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Organic unity

Organic unity is the idea that a thing is made up of interdependent parts.

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Paradox of analysis

The paradox of analysis is a paradox that concerns how an analysis can be both correct and informative.

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Paul Levy (journalist)

Paul Levy (born 26 February 1941 in Lexington, Kentucky) is a US/British author and journalist.

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Peter Railton

Peter Albert Railton (born May 23, 1950) is an American philosopher who is Gregory S. Kavka Distinguished University Professor and John Stephenson Perrin Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he has taught since 1979.

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Philosophical progress

A prominent question in metaphilosophy is that of whether philosophical progress occurs, and more so, whether such progress in philosophy is even possible.

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Philosophical realism

Realism (in philosophy) about a given object is the view that this object exists in reality independently of our conceptual scheme.

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Philosophy of language

Philosophy of language explores the relationship between language and reality.

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Philosophy of mind

Philosophy of mind is a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind.

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In philosophy, physicalism is the ontological thesis that "everything is physical", that there is "nothing over and above" the physical, or that everything supervenes on the physical.

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Principia Ethica

Principia Ethica is a 1903 book by the British philosopher G. E. Moore, in which Moore insists on the indefinability of "good" and provides an exposition of the naturalistic fallacy.

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R. B. Braithwaite

Richard Bevan Braithwaite FBA (15 January 1900 – 21 April 1990), usually cited as R. B. Braithwaite, was an English philosopher who specialized in the philosophy of science, ethics, and the philosophy of religion.

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The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

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Richard Boyd

Richard Newell Boyd (born 19 May 1942, Washington, D.C.) is an American philosopher.

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In epistemology (theory of knowledge), a self-evident proposition is a proposition that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof, and/or by ordinary human reason.

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Sense and reference

In the philosophy of language, the distinction between sense and reference was an innovation of the German philosopher and mathematician Gottlob Frege in 1892 (in his paper "On Sense and Reference"; German: "Über Sinn und Bedeutung"), reflecting the two ways he believed a singular term may have meaning.

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Skepticism (American English) or scepticism (British English, Australian English) is generally any questioning attitude or doubt towards one or more items of putative knowledge or belief.

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Susan Stebbing

Lizzie Susan Stebbing (2 December 1885 – 11 September 1943) was a British philosopher. She belonged to the 1930s generation of analytic philosophy, and was a founder in 1933 of the journal Analysis.

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Thomas Sturge Moore

Thomas Sturge Moore (4 March 1870 – 18 July 1944) was an English poet, author and artist.

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Tom Regan

Tom Regan (November 28, 1938 – February 17, 2017) was an American philosopher who specialized in animal rights theory.

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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Upper Norwood

Upper Norwood is an area of southeast London within the London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth and Southwark.

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W. D. Ross

Sir William David Ross KBE FBA (15 April 1877 – 5 May 1971), known as David Ross but usually cited as W. D. Ross, was a Scottish philosopher who is known for his work in ethics.

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Western philosophy

Western philosophy is the philosophical thought and work of the Western world.

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19th-century philosophy

In the 19th century the philosophies of the Enlightenment began to have a dramatic effect, the landmark works of philosophers such as Immanuel Kant and Jean-Jacques Rousseau influencing new generations of thinkers.

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20th-century philosophy

20th-century philosophy saw the development of a number of new philosophical schools—including logical positivism, analytic philosophy, phenomenology, existentialism, and poststructuralism.

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