naturalistic fallacy

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naturalistic fallacy

n
(Philosophy) the supposed fallacy of inferring evaluative conclusions from purely factual premises. Compare Hume's law, non-naturalism
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Moore's Principia Ethica (1903) as he received it with his friends in the famous secret society, the Apostles: 'its effect on us, and the talk which preceded it and followed it, dominated, and perhaps still dominate, everything else' (Keynes 1971 [1949]: 435).
The initial chapter on Moore's Principia Ethica should be of considerable use to students and scholars of the period, since this text is not frequently given the kind of close analysis Wolfe provides, despite functioning as a kind of Bible to Bloomsbury writers for its transcendent valuation of friendship and art as things that exemplify "good in itself in a high degree.
Moore's Principia Ethica, Freud's Dora, Forster's Howards End, Lawrence's Women in Love, and Woolf's Mrs.
George Edward Moore, Principia Ethica (originally published in 1903).
Moore's goodness thesis in Principia Ethica (1903).
Moore's Principia Ethica, it is here contended that one empty world can be morally better than another.
Helen Ambrose reads Moore's Principia Ethica in The Voyage Out, and in Night and Day Katherine Hilbery longs to be educated in reality"--mathematics, philosophy, physics.
Moore's Principia Ethica as others undoubtedly were.
Marti se confundio con la traduccion de Principia ethica de Moore, realizada por Adolfo Garcia Diaz en 1959.
In similar fashion, Moore, at the outset of Principia Ethica, asks, 'What is it that its .
Moore in his book Principia Ethica, that the greatest goals of life are the pleasures of friendship and the enjoyment of art.