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Moral skepticism

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Moral skepticism (or moral scepticism) is a class of metaethical theories all members of which ... Defenders of some form of moral skepticism include David Hume, J. L. ... Put another way, if "...

CHAPTER 6: KNOWLEDGE

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And then there is radical skepticism, which maintains that all of our beliefs are ... For example, if I follow one course of reasoning, I'll come to the conclusion that the ... made a mistake in your calculations, your solution to the math problem is wrong, ... Thus, for Hume, everything that we reason about is based on faulty ment...

Hume's emotivism

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whether one thinks that moral judgements express beliefs or not. Non-cognitivism ... To say that 'Murder is wrong' is to express one's disapproval of ... Whatever I come to feel will be right! ... Our aim here, however, is to extract the main line of ...

David Hume - New World Encyclopedia

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Mar 27, 2014 ... Hume believes that all human knowledge comes to us through our senses. .... beliefs are intrinsically motivating—if you believe killing is wrong, you ..... the Principles concerning Religion and Morality, said to be maintain'd in ...

Hume's Moral Sentimentalism - The Hume Society

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Hume maintains that the vice or virtue of a n action is not a matter of fact about the ... CWJhat we believe or 'pronounce' when we regard an action as vicious is ... making our perceptual judgement; so too, when we judge the morality of an action from ...... the sincere moral judgement that murder is wrong, without having now.

Adam Smith's Moral and Political Philosophy (Stanford ...

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Feb 15, 2013 ... To judge the workings of our moral faculties, then, we need to consider ... This is somewhat different from Hume's account, on which sympathy normally ... This difference is of great importance to Smith, since he maintains that .... people who come to believe in higher powers will naturally attribute virtues, ....

Hume and Our Treatment of Animals - Pacific University

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Gerrek, Monica L. (2004) "Hume and Our Treatment of Animals," Essays in ... that it is wrong to inflict unnecessary pain and suffering on animals. ... view does not go far enough as it does not ultimately prohibit the killing of all, or even most, .... that which comes from those animals slaughtered by humans, as we by and lar...

Moral Skepticism INTRODUCTION All the standard arguments for ...

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Yet our moral views invite skepticism even if global skepticism is false. One ... beliefs. Instead, these skeptics argue, peoples' moral views are a reflection of their affective, ... The argument goes back at least to David Hume who emphasized the ..... analytic that murder is wrong – seems to guarantee as well its triviality.

Whether suicide can be permissible | The Life Resources Charitable ...

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David Hume gives a philosophical defense of suicide in his essay "Of Suicide. ... held statement or belief, is regarded as non-autonomous self-killing. .... suicide is wrong since it is like stealing from God (our lives are property that belongs to God , .... Mill's principle of liberty maintains that "strong paternalism"...

Hume on Practical Reasoning. - Elijah Millgram

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But Hume's philosophical psychology is, like our own, hardly empirical at all. ... done -- about 'the boundaries of right and wrong' -- cannot be arrived at by reasoning. ... (I will call the beliefs with which Hume is concerned 'deontic beliefs'; I mean the term to ... Take any action allow'd to be vicious: Wilf...

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The Is/Ought Gap: How Do We Get “Ought” from “Is?” | Ethical Realism

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Jul 19, 2011 ... Tags: aristotle, david hume, intrinsic values, lawrence becker, moral ... we ought to do to accomplish our goals, fulfill our desires, or maintain our commitments. ... to be the case is a “moral fact” beyond our beliefs, desires, and commitments; .... When we say that murder is wrong, we are stating our repulsion ....

Free Flashcards about Dave's Ethics Stack - StudyStack

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D)they believe a woman's right to privacy comes firs, they believe it violates God's .... _____ is the view that morality (behavior which is right and wrong) is culturally ... Ethical Subjectivism maintains that ______ define our moral judgments, not ... A)David Hume B)James Rachels C)Ayn Rand D)Immanuel Kant, Ayn Rand.

Moral Sentimentalism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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Jan 29, 2014 ... For moral sentimentalists, our emotions and desires play a leading role in the anatomy of morality. ... Judgment sentimentalists believe that moral judgments are ... (See David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature (T), 456 and Adam ..... core expressivist claim is that the sentence “Murder is wrong” is related to .....