Ideas from 'Modern Moral Philosophy' by G.E.M. Anscombe [1958], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Is/Ought Question' (ed/tr Hudson,W.H.) [Macmillan 1969,79-106390(Cong)]].

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22. Metaethics / B. Basis of Ethics / 4. Is/Ought
The problem of getting to 'ought' from 'is' would also apply in getting to 'owes' or 'needs'
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / e. Character
It would be better to point to failings of character, than to moral wrongness of actions
23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 1. Deontology
'Ought' and 'right' are survivals from earlier ethics, and should be jettisoned
Between Aristotle and us, a Judaeo-Christian legal conception of ethics was developed
23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 3. Universalisability
Universalising a maxim needs to first stipulate the right description for the action