Essay about The Philosophy Of Morality By Mary Wollstonecraft

2011 Words Nov 13th, 2016 9 Pages
Morality an idea that causes much pondering and has led people to have many different answers as to what it is. Morality in concept is a system made from a person’s or society’s values and principles that tells us if the action or behavior we act upon is good or bad. This in turn means that each person will have different moralities based on several factors in their life. Many philosophers have created their own philosophy about morality, such as Mary Wollstonecraft. Born in the year 1759, during this period society raised men and women to have different moralities which led her in defiance of her parent’s wishes at the age of nineteen go and live a life of independence that resulted in her to become an internationally known philosopher. Wollstonecraft philosophy on the idea of morality because of this was that the source of morality itself is reason for it is by using reason that we as humans can control our animal behavior. It is through this that we are different from animals and that all people have an equal right.
I agree with the philosophy Mary Wollstonecraft had on morality and I can see how it can fit with many ideas connected with said subject such as egoism, the two types of utilitarianism, and moral responsibility. By placing them in the same scenario we can find their use of reason, evidence to show why I agree with Wollstonecraft’s philosophy on morality.
Now the question is how will I be able to see if reason is truly used in these ideas linked to the concept…

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