I'd love to start a conversation here and I welcome input and correction. In an effort to establish an idea of morality without appealing to a deity,I have constructed the following claim: P1: It is ...
I'll be working on the assumption that the general scientific consensus is correct and that the evidence does, indeed, point inescapably towards the fact that we are primates with a well-developed ...
In Logic by Wifred Hodges he says [..] you must rely on your common sense - as always in logical analysis. So i'm confused (again!). What has common sense to do with logical reasoning? My ...
Is ethics anthropocentric? It seems as if ethics mainly revolves around the issues that human intelligence faces? Do we treat ethics as just a mere end and not a means, and if so, does that make ...
I know It's difficult to speak about objectiveness of moral values but if we think about a really simple case, for example: could a lawful priest demonstrate, without objection from anyone, that his ...
We humans have not always believed in objective reality, or at least we have not always believed that reality is rational without any discernible bounds. For, the instant that reality ceases being ...
Can anyone explain what an "objective" statement or argument really is? How can we decide that one statement is more objective than another?
This question is a step backwards because I've run into trouble with definitions on my original question: What would be the logical consequences of human will/nature being corrupt? Is there any way ...
Imagine that 6 billion people of earth out of 7 billion population (almost 85%) think that a song is beautiful. In other words, 85% of the whole population, subjectively consider a song as being ...
Somebody told me that Freud claimed that we forget our childhood, not because our brain is not powerful enough to retain memories, but because our first three years of childhood are so daunting and ...