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 "...
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
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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 ...
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 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
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, ....
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...
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
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"...
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...