Whole essay -Thesis - Impartiallity is nor worthy - Even if possible.
The impartial test is considered true by Singer
Mere consistancy doesn’t require impartiality
- We do need to consider other people as well as ourself. But Equally?
Argument to reduce to absurdity
1. Favor own project
2. Cares not on self-reflective issues like loved ones.
3. Morally required to give distance equal weight
One thought too many - Why not impartial
Set up expectations - Impartiality a betrayal
Good human life - Require relationships
What is the magic of the pronoun “my”
Utalitarian - Come as close as possible - Singer
Sincere fool. Wrong arguement.
The impartiality ideal is contrary to human integrety and the identity of the individual person
You are at the mercy of the world.
Takes over the distinction of human being.
A Central Arguement
The impartiality thesis contradicts the whole purpose of ethics, which is human fulefillment
Cottingham doesn’t answer:
What form of impartiality? Racism; Nationalism - as extended family.
Mayo - Determining wat it means to live a ood life. What is human florishing? Achievement
What traits of character.
A main function of either is to teach what is required for a well lived life
Not how people act but being.
Moral virture if you have control of it - Wolf
Do you have moral control over your feelings? Change over time.