Needs, Desires and Moral Turpitude

  • Richard Wollheim
Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series


Need and Desire have obvious affinities. In this lecture I shall consider how they are to be distinguished, and how they may be confused: distinguished, that is, within philosophy, and confused in life itself. I shall then consider, very briefly, how this possibility of confusion bears upon morality and moral assessment.


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© The Royal Institute of Philosophy 1975

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