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Single Idea 3221

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / h. Right feelings]

Full Idea

What gives people's desires certain moral importance is the fact that they have desires about those desires.

Gist of Idea

Our desires become important when we have desires about desires


Georges Rey (Contemporary Philosophy of Mind [1997], 11.1)

Book Reference

Rey,Georges: 'Contemporary Philosophy of Mind' [Blackwell 1997], p.289

A Reaction

from Frankfurt