A Defence of Common Sense

  • Title: A Defence of Common Sense
  • Author: G.E. Moore
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 483
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  • A Defence of Common Sense A Defence of Common Sense is an influential essay by philosopher G E Moore In it he attempts to refute absolute skepticism or nihilism by arguing that at least some of our established beliefs fa
    A Defence of Common Sense is an influential 1925 essay by philosopher G E Moore In it, he attempts to refute absolute skepticism or nihilism by arguing that at least some of our established beliefs facts about the world are absolutely certain Moore argues that these beliefs are common sense.

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    About G.E. Moore


    1. George Edward G E Moore OM, FBA 4 November 1873 24 October 1958 was an English philosopher He was, with Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and before them Gottlob Frege, one of the founders of the analytic tradition in philosophy Along with Russell, he led the turn away from idealism in British philosophy, and became well known for his advocacy of common sense concepts, his contributions to ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics, and his exceptional personality and moral character He was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, highly influential among though not a member of the Bloomsbury Group, and the editor of the influential journal Mind He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1918 He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles, the intellectual secret society, from 1894, and the Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club.


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    1. Moore is coy and petty AF while still remaining more succinct & clear than 90% of the OLP I've read

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