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    Svensson, Frans 2008. Virtue Ethics and Elitism. Philosophical Papers, Vol. 37, Issue. 1, p. 131.


Morality as Self-governance: Has it a Future?

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  • Published online: 01 July 2004

In The Invention of Autonomy, Schneewind argues that a main development in early modern ethical thought is the transition from a conception of morality as obedience to a conception of morality as self-governance. I consider the presuppositions implicit in the latter conception and ask whether they can be maintained.

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