In David Copp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oxford University Press. pp. 567--594 (2006)

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Mark Lance
Georgetown University
Margaret Little
Georgetown University
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This chapter sets out to distinguish the sorts of claims have been advanced under the rubric of “moral particularism,” and to sort through the insights and costs of each. In particular, it distinguishes those who are animated by suspicion of theory itself from those who aim to reconfigure — sometimes radically — the nature of theory. It defends as key the particularist insight that exceptions to substantive moral explanations are ubiquitous. It argues that the lesson of this insight is not to abandon moral generalizations, but to change the picture of what they must look like to do their work.
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