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← Science can answer moral questions

SilentMike's Avatar Jump to comment 142 by SilentMike

Sorry to come in a bit late with this. I got frozen out of the site yesterday for some reason. I would like to express my agreement with Russell Blackford. His posts here express my opinion, in some ways, better than my own.

If there's a lot of agreement on what we're aiming at, and a lot of information from science about how to achieve it, then there's a lot information gathered by science that gives us reason to act in certain ways, to support certain moral codes rather than others, and so on.

I agree with Sam on all this without having to make any spooky-sounding claims about how "values are facts". Nothing Sam said on that was at all convincing.


Exactly!

Thu, 25 Mar 2010 11:28:00 UTC | #452027