What is ‘Good’?

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Sir William David Ross (1877 – 1971) was a Scottish philosopher who is known for his translations of Aristotle and his work in ethics. He developed a pluralist, intuitionist ethics, noting that actions are right or wrong against a series of intuitive principles rather than consequences. This was in opposition to G. E. Moore’s influential consequentialist intuitionism, where the likely results drove …

Webinar with Wendy

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Had a very good ‘kick-off’ conversation with Wendy, today. We talked a little about the FMP process, and where I was on the Cambodian project. I shared the plan to create a book, built around Sarath, family and friend’s personal stories of survival, yet optimistically finishing with the progress in education. I noted that the Cambodian Minister of Education had …