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Crikey
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:40:32 -0700

When considering the major issues of the day that concern the living, not the dead — i.e. Gaza and asylum seekers — one's thoughts turn naturally to post-Wittgensteinian moral philosophy. In that respect, it's a pity that book review pages in ...

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PJ Media
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:19:19 -0700

All medical journals these days feel the compulsion to be high-minded, but none is as high-minded as the Lancet. It is as if the editor had taken lessons both in moral philosophy and rhetoric from Mr. Pecksniff himself. Mr. Pecksniff, you may remember ...
 
io9
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:35:50 -0700

From where do you draw your ideas and moral philosophy? David Pearce: Sentient beings shouldn't harm each other. This utopian-sounding vision is ancient. Gautama Buddha said "May all that have life be delivered from suffering". The Bible prophesies ...
 
CSRwire.com (press release)
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:30:00 -0700

But, this public relations anxiety to find proper authority overlooked a long-standing understanding about morality and ethics. It is an axiom of moral philosophy that the state does not create human moral imaginations and cannot be the ultimate judge ...
 
SouthCoastToday.com
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:52:30 -0700

The Clemente Course provides tuition-free, college-level instruction, for up to six college credits, to economically disadvantaged people 17 and older. Course participants take classes in literature, art history, moral philosophy, American history ...
 
The New Yorker
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:57:21 -0700

Parfit's first love in moral philosophy was someone completely unlike Kant—Henry Sidgwick, the British consequentialist, best known for “The Methods of Ethics.” Sidgwick was very boring. He was so boring that he even considered himself boring. He was ...
 
St. Albert Gazette
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0700

As John Kenneth Galbraith once remarked, “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” And so, the Calvinist work ethic is still strong ...
 
Huffington Post UK
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:53:33 -0700

A friend, a professor of moral philosophy, told me he received hate-mail when he raised the hypothetical case of the miners. He also told me there are certain thought experiments that divide his students down the middle. Some students are capable of ...
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