Sentences to ponder

Despite the length of On What Matters, we glean little of its author’s view on what really does matter.

That’s Peter Singer reviewing the new Derek Parfit, in the new TLS, never to come on-line.  In fact what really matters is that the books are finally coming out!  Singer claims, probably with justification, that the two-volume set will prove the most important works on ethics since Sidgwick in 1873.


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