Moore’s Criticism of Mill’s Proof of UtilitarianismOk, in the previous post we looked at Sidgwick’s criticisms of Mill’s proof of utilitarianism. As the title might suggest, we will now turn to Moore’s criticisms. For a more detailed explanation of Mill’s proof, check out the previous post. For this post I’ll just present Mill’s proof in its […]Read More Moore’s Criticism of Mill’s Proof of Utilitarianism
G. E. Moore’s Open Question ArgumentReviewIn the previous post we took a look at G. E. Moore’s naturalistic fallacy which, if you recall, is (short version): (1) Simple ideas/concepts cannot be defined by their properties because then they would be the same as their properties. Eg. ‘Yellow’ cannot be defined as ‘bright’ because ‘yellow’ and ‘bright’ […]Read More Maybe It’s Good that Helping Old Ladies Across The Street Brings About Happiness? But, Is It Good That It’s Good?