Ch. 1 Analysis of “The Act Itself” by Jonathan Bennett

By Jon|May 6, 2016|"The Act Itself" by Jonathan Bennett|

Bennett thinks that moral judgments depend on nonmoral facts and these judgments can be broken down into making/allowing, direct/mediated, actual/probable, and intended/foreseen. The facts can be analysed by identifying the components of a moral sentence like “he hurt Gwendolin” and the manner in which he hurt her can be put into these four categories: 1) the conduct has certain upshot as a consquence 2) is positive or active making rather

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