Introduction It’s nearly impossible to understand contemporary ethics without understanding the word ‘normative’ as it’s used in philosophy. Since this post is mostly about a kind of argument in ethics, I’ll get the definition out of the way. Perhaps the easiest way to understand normative statements is to contrast them with descriptive statements. “She hit […]Read More The Emperor of Fallacies: The Is/Ought Problem
The Vaccine Debates Part 2: With Whom Is the Debate? Intro As I’ve been looking more into the vaccination “debate” (I’m using quotes because amongst scientists and physicians there is no debate) I’ve discovered a wealth of literature. Because I am far from an expert in biochemistry I will not discuss the individual […]Read More The Vaccine Debate Part 2: With Whom is the Debate and Should We Listen?