For a couple of years now I’ve been perplexed by the following problem: What counts as evidence for or justifies a moral belief? Even in asking the question I’m a bit confused because are two possible interpretations of the question (possibly more). We might say that what justifies a moral belief is that it is […]Read More What Counts as Evidence for a Moral Belief?
Review: In the last post we gave a formal definition to an argument: a set of reasons and evidence that support a conclusion. We also discussed the two main components of an argument: the premises and the conclusion. Recall that the conclusion is the central claim that the arguer is trying to make. If they do […]Read More Critical Thinking: Arguers and Systems of Belief