Ideas of Brad W. Hooker, by Theme

[American, fl. 1995, Taught at Reading University.]

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22. Metaethics / C. Sources of Ethics / 5. Prescriptivism
In primary evaluative words like 'ought' prescription is constant but description can vary
Prescriptivism says 'ought' without commitment to act is insincere, or weakly used
23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 2. Golden Rule
Universal moral judgements imply the Golden Rule ('do as you would be done by')