Tag: metaethics

23 Does the existence of psychopaths pose a problem for moral realists who argue we have a moral intuition? 2011-06-07T23:53:50.270

16 Is there an advantage of a theistic account in terms of being able to define goodness? 2014-09-10T06:01:54.527

10 Does practical moral skepticism end up as relativism? 2016-07-20T02:01:09.303

10 What makes moral realism so popular a standpoint? 2018-06-28T20:51:10.670

9 Who applies the pessimistic induction to moral "truths"? 2011-06-17T17:37:20.490

8 Should we not talk about ethics according to Wittgenstein? 2013-01-28T22:43:13.383

8 Kant's need of God 2015-10-01T16:28:15.753

6 How fatal is Rands error in tackling Humes is-ought distinction? 2013-12-21T09:53:37.083

6 Moral nihilism? 2014-09-01T15:50:56.123

6 For Kant, are spider moms that eat their kids immoral? 2016-07-14T23:29:21.950

5 Are there laws which govern minds? 2013-11-05T17:51:19.290

5 Has/can moral relativism be refuted and what are its implications for a true and useful ethical calculus? 2013-11-16T01:37:14.997

5 What does *substantive* in the term 'substantive normative claim' mean? 2015-03-09T19:24:17.490

5 Is there an empirical system of ethics? 2017-03-11T17:56:10.953

5 Democratic ethics - sources for system of ethics determined by democratic principles 2017-04-23T19:52:36.107

5 A Ground or Foundation of Morality 2019-04-10T13:29:50.637

4 Corporations can spend, but can they speak? 2012-09-29T21:38:15.047

4 Is it possible to logically derive moral statements from factual statements? 2014-03-23T18:19:31.383

4 Moral 'ought' and the Principle of Generic Consistency? 2015-01-01T19:43:05.630

4 Are Nietzsche's "higher men" men of principle 2015-05-14T03:55:06.250

4 Is it possible to measure the "rightness" of moral thought? 2016-03-10T17:04:40.333

4 Can moral objectivism be reconciled with the fact that some unethical behaviors are "human nature"? 2016-12-06T22:26:48.073

4 How can moral realism be defended against the fact that morals and values change over history? 2017-06-26T17:16:23.530

4 Does the existence of moral truth imply its objectivity? 2017-09-28T17:19:53.863

4 What are some examples of categorical imperatives/universalizable maxims relevant to modern ethics? 2017-11-29T21:21:39.443

4 Is there any author that argues for radical moral pluralism? 2018-06-21T10:01:27.503

4 Could Ethical subjectivism be classified as Moral realism if we include God? 2018-12-19T17:58:31.410

3 Is Camus 'Outsider' an argument for, or a critique of existentialism? 2012-12-05T19:37:04.427

3 Is it possible to define (legally-useful) inalienable natural rights without a deity? 2013-08-01T17:15:39.593

3 What's the difference between a 'duty' and 'obligation'? 2013-09-28T16:24:49.173

3 How could 'objective morality' be known/investigated? 2013-10-28T20:15:12.147

3 Is there a cogent argument for whether there are objective moral facts? 2015-01-14T02:21:19.337

3 Is cognitivism compatible with moral anti-realism? 2015-05-11T04:21:48.017

3 What is the difference between emotivism and quasi-realism 2015-06-02T23:33:46.090

3 Can one believe in Divine Command Theory without the Bible? 2016-05-12T00:58:47.070

3 Moral realism: Can the Bible be a reliable moral guide for an atheist? 2016-09-06T16:59:48.773

3 Why does rationality + free will necessitate an objective morality for Kant? 2017-08-22T01:23:13.180

3 Do any moral realists say that subjective judgments also have moral truth? 2018-03-09T02:25:56.677

3 A taxonomy of Meta-Ethics (Reference Request) 2018-05-15T15:13:10.310

3 Who are the representatives of Michigan and Rutgers ethical naturalism? 2018-05-25T14:57:35.760

3 Instrumentalist value theory. Is it morally nihilistic? Is it science? 2018-06-01T08:33:28.933

3 Nietzsche’s despising of the herd 2018-07-06T19:02:06.090

3 Does moral anti-realism preclude anyone from being a better judge of value? 2018-09-01T17:06:52.380

3 What good is it to ground morality? 2018-09-03T10:11:05.250

3 Are prescriptions truth-apt? 2018-11-30T20:18:43.243

3 Is absolute moral relativism impossible? 2021-02-03T06:20:18.203

2 What is the current status of Emotivism? 2013-10-30T19:13:00.770

2 Is there a moral motivation? 2014-07-01T23:01:07.107

2 Is racism a moral judgement? 2014-12-09T13:08:58.153

2 If something is non derivatively good then is it always good? 2015-01-03T22:40:24.917

2 What is the root reason for Nietzsche calling Kant a "fatal spider"? 2016-03-17T21:11:56.013

2 Moral value and secondary qualities 2017-05-22T17:42:25.823

2 According to Kant, Is it ethical to prevent someone acting unethically against ones self? 2017-10-01T17:07:22.557

2 Moral Objectivism or Moral Relativism: which is true? 2017-10-25T01:52:15.443

2 Has any philosopher ever claimed that doing "good" things is not good? 2017-11-23T17:04:56.050

2 Do we need principles about every ethical decision / dilemma we have? 2017-12-14T20:10:09.303

2 What is the exact relationship between empathy and evil? 2018-04-12T09:05:19.367

2 Is it possible to be ethical subjectivist and realist at the same time? 2018-07-01T14:50:45.057

2 'What to do?' versus 'Who to be?' and the focus of moral philosophy 2018-09-20T04:42:40.070

2 Are there contemporary adherents to this view about systemised ethics? 2018-11-14T07:01:51.457

2 Has anyone claimed that no decision is inherently better or more rational than any other decision? 2018-11-20T15:23:02.483

2 What sort of values are Nietzsche's? 2019-10-08T22:39:05.943

2 Why is moral cognitivism called 'cognitivism' 2020-03-09T16:06:59.517

2 Stupidity and morality, how do they relate? 2020-05-28T02:56:57.857

2 How would Kant/Mill justify causing somebody discomfort when doing the righteous thing? 2020-12-30T09:37:43.807

2 Historically, were most philosophers moral realists before the rise of physicalism? 2021-01-19T23:41:01.200

1 Is our general level of abstraction in ethics hypocritical? 2014-12-09T19:12:51.060

1 What anthologies might offer introductions to moral philosophy? 2015-01-29T08:21:29.053

1 Sub-Ethics: Subset or Strictly Inferior 2015-05-05T15:04:32.380

1 Is this ethical relativism? 2015-05-12T14:11:01.530

1 Does an absolute moral value always have the same value? 2015-12-27T04:02:17.330

1 Can we act immorally if we believe it is irrational? 2016-03-18T10:33:31.300

1 Could we take the fully rational and fully informed idealized agent that Peter Railton talks about as God, to give a theistic metaethics? 2016-06-14T03:33:49.833

1 What did the Tractatus (really) say about Kant's absolute / in itself value? 2016-07-25T01:44:15.060

1 What besides ethics might make the value of a person? 2016-07-30T00:26:40.823

1 About Socrates' notion of "good" 2017-07-17T14:07:46.793

1 Can we have moral knowledge without intuition? 2017-10-30T22:03:35.760

1 Can the idea of "imperfect" categorical imperatives be used without 'duty'? 2018-03-10T02:57:34.517

1 Diagram of Ethics theories 2018-04-04T06:52:33.417

1 Is Kant's postulate of the existence of God a metaethical assumption? 2018-05-29T17:04:37.133

1 Into what category does following view place me in moral philosophy? 2018-06-13T07:34:15.980

1 Does normative ethics apply to moral anti-realism? 2018-09-29T00:06:59.120

1 From ethical actions to ethical goals, from the Commandments/Beatitudes to the New Jerusalem? 2018-10-07T12:50:57.037

1 Is there a hybrid between non-cognitivism and cognitivism? 2018-10-19T10:50:42.773

1 Making Moral Judgement: Thick Concepts versus Normative Concepts 2018-11-10T16:00:43.870

1 Proof of objective moral values 2018-11-19T21:02:18.223

1 If people didn’t have a moral sense, would we still have enforced cultural moral codes? 2019-02-14T13:50:57.953

1 Are deontologists arguing against virtue ethics, and if so does it matter? 2019-04-15T04:11:19.753

1 Is the normative value of linguistic usage a counterexample to the impossibility of deriving " ought" from "is"? 2019-05-25T20:53:41.683

1 How does particularism fare with descriptive relativisim and its relation to moral skepticism? 2019-08-15T15:15:01.417

1 If we are rationally obliged to be moral, and morality is not arbitrary, then are some decisions not freely made? 2019-10-09T19:47:06.413

1 What is the idea that a moral system is ethical if it can function when everyone in a community adheres to it? 2019-11-08T17:45:16.197

1 Is Bernard William's argument for equality a teleological argument? 2020-02-06T07:55:53.493

1 Does Hume's Is-Ought Thesis imply moral nihilism? 2020-06-04T01:23:29.623

1 What separates a "normal" person from a morally excellent person? 2020-07-16T17:57:52.063

1 What influence did Kant have on artistic modernism? 2020-07-26T01:02:07.773

1 Does the so-called "Copenhagen interpretation of ethics" have a formal name in moral philosophy? 2020-09-12T18:23:00.600

1 Do any mainstream philosophers talk about a duty to being to true to yourself? 2020-11-09T01:39:40.487

1 Is claiming that killing non-human animals is morally neutral a defensible position? 2020-11-27T02:00:40.757