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  1. The Problem of Abortion and the Doctrine of the Double Effect.Philippa Foot - 1967 - Oxford Review 5:5-15.
    One of the reasons why most of us feel puzzled about the problem of abortion is that we want, and do not want, to allow to the unborn child the rights that belong to adults and children. When we think of a baby about to be born it seems absurd to think that the next few minutes or even hours could make so radical a difference to its status; yet as we go back in the life of the fetus we (...)
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  2. Natural Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    Philippa Foot has for many years been one of the most distinctive and influential thinkers in moral philosophy. Long dissatisfied with the moral theories of her contemporaries, she has gradually evolved a theory of her own that is radically opposed not only to emotivism and prescriptivism but also to the whole subjectivist, anti-naturalist movement deriving from David Hume. Dissatisfied with both Kantian and utilitarian ethics, she claims to have isolated a special form of evaluation that predicates goodness and defect only (...)
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  3. Morality as a System of Hypothetical Imperatives.Philippa Foot - 1972 - Philosophical Review 81 (3):305-316.
  4. Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy.Philippa Foot - 1978 - Oxford University Press.
    "Foot stands out among contemporary ethical theorists because of her conviction that virtues and vices are more central ethical notions than rights, duties, justice, or consequences--the primary focus of most other contemporary moral theorists....[These] essays embody to some extent her commitment to an ethics of virtue. Foot's style is straightforward and readable, her arguments subtle..."--Choice.
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  5. Natural Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2001 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 64 (3):604-606.
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  6. Virtues and Vices: And Other Essays in Moral Philosophy.Philippa Foot - 2002 - Oxford University Press UK.
    'Foot stands out among contemporary ethical theorists because of her conviction that virtues and vices are more central ethical notions than rights, duties, justice, or consequences - the primary focus of most other contemporary theorists. This volume brings together a dozen essays published between 1957 and 1977, and includes two new ones as well. In the first, Foot argues explicitly for an ethic of virtue, and in the next five discusses abortion, euthanasia, free will/determination, and the ethics of Hume and (...)
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    Virtues and Vices.Philippa Foot - 1983 - Noûs 17 (1):117-121.
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  8. Natural Goodness.Philippa Foot & Peter Geach - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (209):621-631.
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  9. Utilitarianism and the Virtues.Philippa Foot - 1985 - Mind 94 (374):196-209.
  10. Virtues and Vices.Philippa Foot - 1997 - In Daniel Statman (ed.), Noûs. Georgetown University Press. pp. 163--177.
    'Foot stands out among contemporary ethical theorists because of her conviction that virtues and vices are more central ethical notions than rights, duties, justice, or consequences - the primary focus of most other contemporary theorists. This volume brings together a dozen essays published between 1957 and 1977, and includes two new ones as well. In the first, Foot argues explicitly for an ethic of virtue, and in the next five discusses abortion, euthanasia, free will/determination, and the ethics of Hume and (...)
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  11. Moral Arguments.Philippa Foot - 1958 - Mind 67 (268):502-513.
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    Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy.Philippa Foot, James D. Wallace & Arthur Flemming - 1980 - Ethics 90 (4):587-595.
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  13. Moral Beliefs.Philippa Foot - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59:83 - 104.
  14. Moral Realism and Moral Dilemma.Philippa Foot - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (7):379-398.
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    Utilitarianism and the Virtues.Philippa Foot - 1983 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 57 (2):273-283.
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  16. Moral Dilemmas.Philippa Foot - 2005 - Mind 114 (454):371-389.
    Moral Dilemmas is the second volume of collected essays by the eminent moral philosopher Philippa Foot, gathering the best of her work from the late 1970s to the 1990s. It fills the gap between her famous 1978 collection Virtues and Vices and her acclaimed monograph Natural Goodness, published in 2001. In this new collection Professor Foot develops further her critique of the dominant ethical theories of the last fifty years, and discusses such topics as the nature of moral judgement, practical (...)
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  17. Virtues and Vices.Philippa Foot - 1997 - In Roger Crisp & Michael Slote (eds.), Virtue Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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  18. Euthanasia.Philippa Foot - 1977 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 6 (2):85-112.
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  19. Moral Dilemmas and Other Topics in Moral Philosophy.Philippa Foot - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    Moral Dilemmas is the second volume of collected essays by the eminent moral philosopher Philippa Foot, gathering the best of her work from the late 1970s to the 1990s. It fills the gap between her famous 1978 collection Virtues and Vice (now reissued) and her acclaimed monograph Natural Goodness, published in 2001. In this new collection, Professor Foot develops further her critique of the dominant ethical theories of the last fifty years, and discusses such topics as the nature of moral (...)
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    The Varieties of Goodness.Philippa Foot - 1963 - Philosophical Review 74 (2):240-244.
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    V—Moral Beliefs.Philippa Foot - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59 (1):83-104.
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    Theories of Ethics.Philippa Foot (ed.) - 1967 - Oxford University Press.
    Sophie and her sister, Jess, grow up knowing that a few little lies are necessary: You look great. It was only a joke. He's just stressed. It doesn't matter. Everything's fine. Everybody does it, don't they? But what about the big lies—about love, power and money? When Sophie discovers her father's secret, and Jess falls in love with the charismatic Jake, Sophie has to look at her own life again. Should she keep quiet or tear her family apart with the (...)
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  23. Morality and Art.Philippa Foot - 1970 - Proceedings of the British Academy 56 (131-144).
    Discusses the question of the objectivity or subjectivity of moral judgments, hoping to illuminate it by contrasting moral and aesthetic judgments. In her critical assessment of the nature of moral judgments, Foot concludes that some such judgments (as e.g. that Nazism was evil) are definitely objective. The concept of morality here supplies criteria independent of local standards, which function as fixed starting points in arguments across local boundaries, whereas, by contrast, aesthetic truths can ultimately depend on locally determined criteria. More (...)
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    Moral Dilemmas: And Other Topics in Moral Philosophy.Philippa Foot - 2002 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Moral Dilemmas is the second volume of collected essays by the eminent moral philosopher Philippa Foot, gathering the best of her work from the late 1970s to the 1990s. It fills the gap between her famous 1978 collection Virtues and Vices and her acclaimed monograph Natural Goodness, published in 2001. In this new collection Professor Foot develops further her critique of the dominant ethical theories of the last fifty years, and discusses such topics as the nature of moral judgement, practical (...)
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  25. Reasons for Action and Desires.Michael Woods & Philippa Foot - 1972 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 46 (1):189 - 210.
  26. Does Moral Subjectivism Rest on a Mistake?Philippa Foot - 2000 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 46:107-.
    I have asked that this article should be reprinted in the volume dedicated to Elizabeth Anscombe because it in particular reflects throughout my great indebtedness to her. I remember, as long ago as the late 1940s confidently referring to ‘the difference between descriptive and evaluative reasoning’ in one of the many discussions that we began to have from that time on. She, genuinely puzzled, simply asked, ‘What do you mean?’.
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  27. Theories of Ethics.Philippa Foot - 1967 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 163:220-221.
     
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  28. Rationality and Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2004 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 54:1-13.
    The problem I am going to discuss here concerns practical rationality, rationality not in thought but in action. More particularly, I am going to discuss the rationality, or absence of rationality of moral action. And ‘moral action’ shall mean here something done by someone who believes that to act otherwise would be contrary to, say, justice or charity; or again not done because it is thought that it would be unjust or uncharitable to do it. The question is whether in (...)
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    Reasons for Action and Desires.Michael Woods & Philippa Foot - 1972 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 46 (1):189-210.
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    Goodness and Choice.Philippa Foot & Alan Montefiore - 1961 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 35 (1):45-80.
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  31. More Impertinent Distinctions and a Defense of Active Euthanasia.Philippa Foot - 1994 - In Bonnie Steinbock & Alastair Norcross (eds.), Killing and Letting Die. Fordham University Press. pp. 267.
     
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  32. Free Will as Involving Determinism.Philippa Foot - 1957 - Philosophical Review 66 (October):439-50.
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  33. Rationality and Virtue.Philippa Foot - 1994 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 2:205-216.
    This paper is about the rationality of moral action, and so about a problem that is as old as Plato but which still haunts moral philosophy today. It is about the rationality of following morality; of refraining from murder or robbery for instance, and being faithful in keeping contracts and promises, even where this seems to be against our interest and contrary to what we most desire. The problem of the rationality of morality arises most obviously over such actions and (...)
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    Free Will Involving Determinism.Philippa Foot - 1957 - Philosophical Review 66 (4):439.
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  35. Nietzsche: The Revaluation of All Values.Philippa Foot - 2001 - In John Richardson & Brian Leiter (eds.), Nietzsche. Oxford University Press.
     
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  36. The Grammar of Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2009 - In Alex Voorhoeve (ed.), The Harvard Review of Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 32-44.
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  37. The Problem of Abortion and Negative and Positive Duty: A Reply to James LeRoy Smith.Philippa Foot - 1978 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 3 (3):253-255.
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    Rights and Right Conduct.Philippa Foot - 1959 - Philosophical Review 70 (2):260-261.
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  39. Nietzsche’s Immoralism.Philippa Foot - 1994 - In Richard Schacht (ed.), Nietzsche, Genealogy, Morality: Essays on Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals. Berkeley: The University of California Press. pp. 3-14.
     
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    The Grammar of Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2003 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 11 (1):32-44.
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    The Philosopher's Defence of Morality.Philippa Foot - 1952 - Philosophy 27 (103):311 - 328.
    Philosophers are often asked whether they can provide a defence against hostile theories which are said to be “undermining the foundations of morality,” and they often try to do so. But before anything of this kind is attempted we should surely ask whether morality could be threatened in this way. If what people have in mind is simply that the spread of certain doctrines leads to the growth of indifference about right and wrong there is no philosophical problem involved. So (...)
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  42. Goodness and Choice.Philippa Foot & Alan Montefiore - 1961 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 35 (1):45-80.
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  43. 'Is Morality a System of Hypothetical Imperatives?' A Reply to Mr. Holmes.Philippa Foot - 1974 - Analysis 35 (2):53 - 56.
  44. Killing, Letting Die, and Euthanasia: A Reply to Holly Smith Goldman.Philippa Foot - 1980 - Analysis 41 (3):159 - 160.
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  45. Morality and Art.Philippa Foot - 1970 - Oxford University Press.
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  46. New Books. [REVIEW]D. F. Pears, D. G. C. Macnabb, Paul Streeten, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, A. M. Quinton, I. M. Crombie, R. Rhees, B. A. O. Williams, W. J. Rees, Philippa Foot, Homer H. Dubs, N. S. Sutherland & Bernard Mayo - 1957 - Mind 66 (262):265-286.
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    Symposium: Goodness and Choice.Philippa Foot & Alan Montefiore - 1961 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 35 (1):45 - 80.
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    The Natural.Philippa Foot - 2003 - The Philosophers' Magazine 21 (21):40-43.
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    Can An ‘Ought’ Be Derived From An ‘Is’?Philippa Foot - 2019 - Philosophy Now 130:26-27.
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  50. Goodness.Philippa Foot - 2007 - In Julian Baggini & Jeremy Stangroom (eds.), What More Philosophers Think. Continuum.
     
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