Single Idea 4003

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / b. Defining ethics]

Full Idea

Selfhood and the good, or in another way selfhood and morality, turn out to be inextricably intertwined.

Gist of Idea

Selfhood and moral values are inextricably intertwined


Charles Taylor (Sources of the Self [1989], 1.1)

Book Reference

Taylor,Charles: 'Sources of the Self' [CUP 1992], p.3

A Reaction

This seems an inevitable convergence of three centuries of thought about personal identity and morality.