Murdoch University Research Repository

Welcome to the Murdoch University Research Repository

The Murdoch University Research Repository is an open access digital collection of research
created by Murdoch University staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Learn more

Remarks on Moore's conception and defence of common sense

McHoul, A.W. (1981) Remarks on Moore's conception and defence of common sense. Dialectica, 35 (4). pp. 399-413.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1746-8361.1981.tb00792...
*Subscription may be required

Abstract

The paper is a critique of Moore's conception of common sense – a conception based on two central propositions. The critique is specific and textual in character but turns generally upon the difficulties inherent in Moore's attempt to articulate definite propositional grounds for common sense knowledge. By contrast, the discourse of the critique favours a praxiological conception of common sense and so proceeds to show how Moore's propositional conception itself emerges from certain textual and discursive techniques.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/9611
Item Control Page Item Control Page