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71 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, England, Epistemology, Ethical intuitionism, Ethical naturalism, Ethical non-naturalism, Ethics, F. H. Bradley, Frank P. Ramsey, Gottlob Frege, Hedonism, Henry Sidgwick, Here is one hand, Human science, Idealism, J. L. Austin, J. M. E. McTaggart, 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, Order of Merit, Organic unity, Paradox of analysis, ..., Paul Levy (journalist), Peter Railton, Philosophical progress, Philosophical realism, Philosophy of language, Philosophy of mind, Physicalism, Principia Ethica, Richard Boyd, Self-evidence, Sense and reference, Skepticism, The Renaissance, Thomas Sturge Moore, Trinity College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Upper Norwood, W. D. Ross, Western philosophy, 19th-century philosophy, 20th-century philosophy. Expand index (21 more) »

A Defence of Common Sense

A Defence of Common Sense is an influential 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 English-speaking countries during 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 which resolved "to constitute a society of about twenty and to include ladies; the society to meet fortnightly, on Mondays at 8 o'clock, at the rooms of the Spelling Reform Association…" Amongst other things, the rules of the Society stipulated: According to H. Wildon Carr, in choosing a name for the society, it was: The Society's first president was Mr. Shadworth H. Hodgson.

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Ascension Parish Burial Ground

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground, formerly St Giles and St Peter's Parish, 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 and political activist.

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Bloomsbury Group

The Bloomsbury Group—or Bloomsbury Set—was an influential 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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The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England.

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Cambridge Apostles

The Cambridge Apostles, also known as the Cambridge Conversazione Society, is an intellectual secret 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 (also Classical Studies) is the study of the languages, literature, laws, philosophy, history, art, archaeology and other material culture of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome; especially during Classical Antiquity (ca. BCE 600 – AD 600).

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Common sense

Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by ("common to") nearly all people, and can be reasonably expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

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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

Deontological ethics or deontology (from Greek δέον, deon, "obligation, duty") is the normative ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on the action's adherence to a rule or rules.

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Dulwich College

Dulwich College is an independent, public school for boys in Dulwich, southeast London, England.

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Duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a term that conveys a sense of moral commitment or obligation to someone or something.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Epistemology is a term first used by the Scottish philosopher James Frederick Ferrier to describe the branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and scope of knowledge and is also referred to as "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.

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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 the 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 precocious British philosopher, mathematician and economist who died at the age of 26.

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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 pleasure is the primary or most important intrinsic good.

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Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick (31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist.

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Here is one hand

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

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Human science

Human science is the study and interpretation of the experiences, activities, constructs, and artifacts associated with human beings.

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In philosophy, idealism is the group of philosophies which assert that reality, or reality as we 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, commonly John McTaggart or J. M. E. McTaggart, D.Litt (3 September 1866 – 18 January 1925) was an idealist metaphysician.

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John Maynard Keynes

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

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Leonard Woolf

Leonard Sidney Woolf (25 November 1880 – 14 August 1969) was an English 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 figure in analytic philosophy in the first half of the twentieth century.

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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 traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it,Geisler, Norman L. "Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics" page 446.

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Mind (journal)

Mind is a British peer-reviewed academic journal, currently published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Mind Association, which deals with philosophy in the analytic tradition.

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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 observational and empirical evidence.

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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) 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 (1903), to refute the equating of the property of goodness with some non-moral property, X, whether naturalistic (e.g. pleasure) or meta-physical (e.g. God's command).

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Order of Merit

The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is a dynastic order recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.

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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 23 May 1950) 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

Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that some aspect of our reality is ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc.

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Philosophy of language

Philosophy of language is concerned with four central problems: the nature of meaning, language use, language cognition, and 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, mental events, mental functions, mental properties, consciousness, and their relationship to the physical body, particularly the brain.

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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, a vastly influential work.

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Richard Boyd

Richard Newell Boyd (born 19 May 1942, Washington, D.C., USA; Ph.D. MIT 1970) is an American philosopher who has spent most of his career at Cornell University, though he also taught briefly at Harvard University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the University of California, Berkeley.

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In epistemology (theory of knowledge), a self-evident proposition is one that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof.

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Sense and reference

Sinn and Bedeutung are usually translated, respectively, as sense and reference.

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Skepticism or scepticism (see spelling differences) is generally any questioning attitude towards unempirical knowledge or opinions/beliefs stated as facts, or doubt regarding claims that are taken for granted elsewhere.

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The Renaissance

The Renaissance is a period in Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history.

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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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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 CambridgeThe 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 south-east 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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