Review: Joshua D. Greene – The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Truth about Morality and What to Do About it

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…

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Theories of normative ethics and moral intuitions

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:…

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Making sense or perhaps not

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…

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