Ideas from 'An Outline of Philosophy' by Bertrand Russell [1927], by Theme Structure

[found in 'An Outline of Philosophy' by Russell,Bertrand [Routledge 1979,0-415-14117-6]].

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22. Metaethics / A. Value / 2. Values / f. Love
Unlike hate, all desires can be satisfied by love
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / b. Types of good
Goodness is a combination of love and knowledge
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 2. Happiness / d. Routes to happiness
In wartime, happiness is hating the enemy, because it gives the war a purpose
22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / d. Ethical theory
I doubt whether ethics is part of philosophy
22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 2. Source of Ethics / h. Expressivism
'You ought to do p' primarily has emotional content, expressing approval
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 1. Virtue Theory / b. Basis of virtue
Originally virtue was obedience, to gods, government, or custom
23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 4. Categorical Imperative
Act so as to produce harmonious rather than discordant desires
25. Social Practice / D. Justice / 3. Punishment / d. Reform of offenders
Legally curbing people's desires is inferior to improving their desires
27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 3. Parts of Time / e. Present moment
We could be aware of time if senses briefly vibrated, extending their experience of movement [Bardon]