Tag Archives: Moral philosophy

Morality and Evolutionary Biology

A recent article in The Economist—sporting the provocative subtitle “Biology Invades a Field Philosophers Thought was Safely Theirs”—begins with the following rumination: Whence morality? That is a question which has troubled philosophers since their subject was invented. Two and a … Continue reading

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Experimental Moral Philosophy

Experimental moral philosophy emerged as a methodology in the last decade of the twentieth century, as a branch of the larger experimental philosophy (X-Phi) approach. Experimental moral philosophy is the empirical study of moral intuitions, judgments, and behaviors. Like other … Continue reading

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Moral Epistemology

How is moral knowledge possible? This question is central in moral epistemology and marks a cluster of problems. This entry has addressed six major clusters of problems that threaten the possibility of moral knowledge. Subject to the constraints noted at … Continue reading

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Information Technology and Moral Values

Information technology is now ubiquitous in the lives of people across the globe. These technologies take many forms such as personal computers, smartphones, the internet, web and mobile phone applications, digital assistants, and cloud computing. In fact, the list is … Continue reading

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Cognitive Disability and its Challenge to Moral Philosophy

This collection of 22 papers focuses on ethical issues arising from cognitive disability. The authors are nearly all philosophers, though there are a few contributions from people in other fields. The papers are based on talks given at a 2008 … Continue reading

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