Wikipedia about it. Download Martin Gardner – Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science. Thanks to the person who made this available to me via email. You know who you are if you’re reading this. The book is consists of a series of chapters about different pseudoscientific ideas. It’s a must read for someone […]

His website. Download The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Truth about Morality and What to Do About it (hosted here, it is also available from his website). In it you will find: a defense of antirealism, an explanation of morality in evolutionary terms, an explanation of moral intuitions in neuroscientific terms, a discussion about […]

I have been wondering something. When one is theorizing about which theory of normative ethics is correct, what is one to do about moral intuitions? Most people seem to agree that moral intuitions function as data for moral theorizing. But how exactly does it work? It seems to me that there are precisely three possibilities: […]

Whenever I talk with continentals they keep getting angry at me. Because I continually claim not to understand what they say. An example. Some days ago I was at a party where a lot of phil. students attended. I talked with some of them that I don’t normally talk with (and now I have even […]

It’s not done but I need to share it with a person, so I’ll just post it here for now. Some analyses of the broad notion of begging the question and a novel concept