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FA-10764-74

Jerome B. Schneewind
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD 21218-2625)

Sidgwick and Victorian Moral Philosophy

Henry Sidgwick (1831-1900), a major influence on late Victorian intellectual life, was one of the 1st British Philosophers of Victorian morals. To study Sidgwick clearly in the context of Victorian moral philosophy, and thereby produce a general view of the history of British ethics from Bentham to the beginning of our country. By relating Sidgwick to the minor moralists and other writers of the time to develop a method of writing the history of ethics which will make it of more use to scholars in other fields than such histories usually are.

Project fields:
Ethics

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,000 (approved)
$9,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975