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Single Idea 18224

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / b. Types of good]

Full Idea

'Subjectivism' identifies good ends with or by reference to some psychological state. ...'Objectivism' says that something is good as an end if a property, intrinsic goodness, is attributed to it.

Gist of Idea

Goodness is given either by a psychological state, or the attribution of a property

Source

Christine M. Korsgaard (Aristotle and Kant on the Source of Value [1986], 8 'Three')

Book Reference

Korsgaard,Christine M.: 'Creating the Kingdom of Ends' [CUP 1996], p.225