Tag Archives: Ethical Naturalism

From Neural ‘Is’ to Moral ‘Ought’

This talk takes its inspiration from Joshua Greene’s ‘From neural ‘is’ to moral ‘ought’: what are the moral implications of neuroscientific moral psychology?’ He says: “Many moral philosophers regard scientific research as irrelevant to their work because science deals with … Continue reading

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Ethical Physicalism

(This is the tenth part of the ‘From Neural Is to Moral Ought’ series.)   43: Ethical Naturalism As said previously, central to Ethical Naturalism are the ideas of: A rejection of the ‘is’/’ought’ distinction, and The supervenience of the ethical on the … Continue reading

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Moral Fundamentalism is a Scientific Sin

Kate Douglas’s 26 May 2014 New Scientist Article ‘How moral fundamentalism becomes a scientific sin’ is a review of Mark Johnson’s ‘Morality for Humans’ book (parts available on-line via Google Books). The article is reproduced here with some highlights (in bold) and comments from me. … Continue reading

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