Ideas from 'Natural Goodness' by Philippa Foot [2001], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Natural Goodness' by Foot,Philippa [OUP 2003,0-19-926547-x]].

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1. Philosophy / A. Wisdom / 1. Nature of Wisdom
Wisdom only implies the knowledge achievable in any normal lifetime
22. Metaethics / A. Value / 1. Nature of Value / b. Fact and value
Moral evaluations are not separate from facts, but concern particular facts about functioning
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 2. Happiness / a. Nature of happiness
Deep happiness usually comes from the basic things in life
Happiness is enjoying the pursuit and attainment of right ends
22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 2. Source of Ethics / k. Ethics from nature
Virtues are as necessary to humans as stings are to bees
Sterility is a human defect, but the choice to be childless is not
23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 5. Free Rider
We all know that just pretending to be someone's friend is not the good life
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / e. Character
Someone is a good person because of their rational will, not their body or memory
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 7. Existential Action
Refraining from murder is not made good by authenticity or self-fulfilment