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 "...
Metaethics investigates where our ethical principles come from, and what they
mean. ... believe that God wills moral principles, such as "murder is wrong," and
these ... The second is cultural relativism which maintains that morality is
grounded in the ... From Hume's day forward, more rationally-minded
philosophers have ...
The eighteenth century texts of David Hume and Adam Smith used the word ....
While “sympathy” comes across into German as “sympathie,” the seed was .....
Pity and compassion are words appropriated to signify our fellow-feeling with ......
He needs instruction in ethics: Killing is wrong, regardless of what the Fuhrer
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.
(8) The Stoics did not, however, maintain that suicide would be justified ... John
Donne asserted that while suicide is morally wrong in many cases, it can ... of
Hume and Aquinas on Suicide," in Ethical Issues in Death and Dying, ed. ..... But
this is exactly the sort of dying process we believe many in our society want to
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, ....
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 ....
Your use of the HUME STUDIES archive indicates your acceptance of HUME
STUDIES' Terms and ... according to Hutcheson and Hume, for an action to be
wrong is for .... Hume maintains in response that we assume some standard
perspective, ..... (b) the motivating force of morality comes from the internal nature
assumptions onto Hume's text, have accorded this passage the wrong sort of
importance: that .... judgments turn out to be beliefs about our sentiments,
conflicts with, and would have .... mean, because that is all that, on reflection, you
could maintain.'O ... The is-ought paragraph comes at the conclusion of a