Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of impartialist.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Whether there exists such a thing as morally admirable partiality is the main issue that separates the so-called partialists from the impartialists.

    Impartiality

  • It is true, of course, that at least some impartialists, such as Godwin, have endorsed such claims.

    Impartiality

  • If genuine impartiality is an illusion, as Young alleges, then impartialists may be suspected in smuggling in their own substantive moral positions and biases under the guise of neutrality.

    Impartiality

  • To the extent that a deep issue between partialists and impartialists can be identified, it is presumably the question of whether

    Impartiality

  • (It should be noted that many impartialists are quite explicit about the link between morality, impartiality, and the lack of emotion; Baier (1958), for instance, writes that “the moral point of view [is] that of an independent, unbiased, impartial, objective, dispassionate, disinterested observer” (p. 201; see also Firth 1952).)

    Impartiality

  • Thus, any general claim beginning with the words 'partialists (or impartialists) think that ...' is bound to be both misleading and contentious.

    Impartiality

  • Whether this extreme position really is required, either by moral impartiality or by the demand that we treat people as equals, is a matter of great dispute, not only between partialists and impartialists but within the impartialist camp itself.

    Impartiality

  • In particular, there is good reason to be wary of objections to impartialism which claim that all impartialists endorse extreme moral demands, or that they require that practical reasoning be completely expunged of every vestige of the partial.

    Impartiality

  • Thus impartialists hold that ” contrary, perhaps, to appearances ” impartiality is, indeed, a pervasive and universal requirement of morality.

    Impartiality

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.