The Myth of Morality and interpretation

Joyce does a rather strange interpretation in The Myth of Morality p. 121. He writes: However, I doubt we even need concede that much. These “conditional reasons” are very shady customers. Take what seems to be a straightforward one mentioned above: one’s reason to save a drowning child if one exists. There are two readings:…

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The Myth of Morality and carelessness

I’m currently reading The Myth of Morality by Richard Joyce. In the summery section of chapter three he presents a central argument thus: 1. If x morally ought to Ø, then x ought to Ø regardless of what his desires and interests are. 2. If x morally ought to Ø, then x has a reason…

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