James H. Fairchild and the Oberlin Philosophy

Madden, Edward H.
September 1966
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Fall1966, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p131
Academic Journal
Focuses on the specific brand of moral philosophy of James H. Fairchild, former president of Oberlin College in Ohio. Use of the term well-being as the basic value upon which all judgments of duty are based; Difference between the principle of benevolence and the classical principle of utility; Factors that determine the rightness or wrongness of an act.


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