Argument and Agreement

  • John T. Edelman
Part of the Swansea Studies in Philosophy book series (SWSP)


In describing life among the Houyhnhnms, Swift’s Gulliver says this:

Neither is reason among them a point problematical as with us, where men can argue with plausibility on both sides of a question; but strikes you with immediate conviction; as it must needs do where it is not mingled, obscured, or discoloured, by passion and interest.1


Common Ground Moral Philosophy Linguistic Practice Moral Difference Moral Conflict 
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© John T. Edelman 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • John T. Edelman
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  1. 1.Nazareth College of RochesterUSA

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