Ideas of Hastings Rashdall, by Theme

[British, 1858 - 1924, Fellow of New College, Oxford.]

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16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 4. Ethical Self
Morality requires a minimum commitment to the self
22. Metaethics / A. Ethical Ends / 1. Value / e. Ultimate value
All moral judgements ultimately concern the value of ends
23. Ethics / E. Utilitarianism / 6. Ideal Utilitarianism
Ideal Utilitarianism is teleological but non-hedonistic; the aim is an ideal end, which includes pleasure
28. God / C. Proofs of Reason / 3. Moral Argument
Absolute moral ideals can't exist in human minds or material things, so their acceptance implies a greater Mind
Conduct is only reasonable or unreasonable if the world is governed by reason