IntroductionIf I had a nickel for every time I hear something like “Well, if it’s right for him, who am I to judge?” I’d still be poor. Not because I don’t hear it a lot but because I’d donate all those nickels to charity. Anyway, relativism–the position that values are relative to an individual or […]Read More Relativism, Nihilism, and Realism: You Think You’re a Relativist but You’re Not.
So, I’ve been experimenting with a new way to explain major philosophical concepts and issues by video and dialogue (aka, Socratic method). I think dialogue is a much more intuitive way of understanding things. I’m not able to embed the video but here’s the link. Let me know what you think:https://plotagon.com/12235Read More Cultural Relativism Vs Moral Objectivism
Notes and Thoughts on J. L. Mackie’s Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong; The Subjectivity of ValuesRecapSo, what were we talkin’ ’bout? Ah! yes, that there are no objective moral values. Let’s look a little more closely at what that might mean…Standards of EvaluationWhat might it mean to say there are no objective moral values? One […]Read More Objective Moral Values Don’t Exist: J. L. Mackie Part 2