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He said I was a liar & he could welt me or any of my breed I was about 14 years of age but accepted the challenge And dismounting when Mrs Mc Cormack struck my horse in the flank with a bullock's shin it jumped forward And my fist came in collision with Mc Cormack's nose And caused him to loose [sic] his equillibrium and fall postrate.
1947 "Empirical mathematical rules concerning the distribution and equillibrium of population", Geographical Review 3/1: 47-69.
Given this, I cannot see any real alternative to accepting that moral theorising centrally involves a search for reflective equillibrium between our most general and abstract moral principles and our convictions about what is right in particular situations.