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Practical Ethics

Practical Ethics
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Welcome to Philosophical Investigations Experimental Philosophy I've been thinking a great deal lately about how best to study moral judgment. Let me say a few things myself, but I hope others will be able to chime in and share ideas, especially since I'm in the process of designing some studies. What's best to measure? So far it seems most researchers focus on measuring something other than what we might call purely "evaluative judgments," such as whether someone did something good or bad. This seems right to me since these don't necessarily constitute judgments about whether an action is right or wrong, which is paradigmatically a moral verdict. So I think rightly the focus has been instead on what we might call "deontic judgments" such as whether an act is right/wrong, permissible/impermissible, etc. How best to measure it? Some researchers present participants with a forced, dichotomous choice. One potential problem with this, however, is that the forced-choice situation provides no option for participants to register uncertainty. Another Tack?

a few years in the Absolute Elsewhere orsakverkan. Your favourite philosophy web sites! Solipsism OnlineFrom the site: "Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?" (Queen 'Bohemian Rhapsody')Nominated by Geoffrey KlempnerAgainst Professional PhilosophyFrom the site: "We are here to tell about the the ups-and-downs of being a professional philosopher, to provide a serious critique of contemporary professional philosophy, and to look towards the real philosophy of the future. Join us!" giambattistavico Overcoming Bias FreedomInfo Search (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) 1–10 of 209 documents found thought on marriage. Philosophical debate concerning marriage extends to what marriage, fundamentally... 1. Defining Marriage 2. Understanding Marriage: Historical Orientation 3. Marriage and Morals ...Politics of Marriage 4.1 Marriage and Legal Contract 4.2 The Rationale of Marriage Law 4.3... Elizabeth Brake social purpose of marriage and that marriage equality threatens the capacity of marriage to serve that function...the central human goods provided by marriage in this way: marriage involves two individuals mutually and... argues that “gay marriage is a profound change to the meaning of the word ‘marriage’. . . . Andrew Altman bounds of marriage and which helped to further what he saw as the distinctive goods of marriage, mainly ...fulfillment’ of marriage, sterile marriages are thereby denigrated. Brent Pickett status” view of marriage that combines a commitment to the public importance of marriage as an institutions backed up by laws.

EpistemeLinks: For Philosophy Resources on the Internet Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy abduction (Igor Douven) Abelard [Abailard], Peter (Peter King) Abhidharma (Noa Ronkin) abilities (John Maier) Abner of Burgos (Shalom Sadik) Abrabanel, Judah (Aaron Hughes) abstract objects (Gideon Rosen) accidental properties — see essential vs. accidental properties action (George Wilson and Samuel Shpall) action-based theories of perception (Robert Briscoe and Rick Grush) action at a distance — see quantum mechanics: action at a distance in actualism (Christopher Menzel) adaptationism (Steven Hecht Orzack and Patrick Forber) Addams, Jane (Maurice Hamington) Adorno, Theodor W. (Lambert Zuidervaart) advance directives (Agnieszka Jaworska) Aegidius Romanus — see Giles of Rome Aenesidemus — see skepticism: ancient aesthetic, concept of the (James Shelley) aesthetics aesthetics of the everyday (Yuriko Saito) affirmative action (Robert Fullinwider) Africana Philosophy (Lucius T. Outlaw Jr.) B [jump to top] C [jump to top] D [jump to top] Damian, Peter (Toivo J.

Totalitarian Collectivism Are You a 'TC' Proponent? Most have heard all they want to know about 'PC' or political correctness. But how many of you have come into contact with a much more hideous and sinister value system called 'TC'? And even more important, are you an advocate of this behavior and its imposition on society? Fiat money creators that enslave the public with their hatred for honest money; are the designers of TC. If you support the estate tax, progressive income tax, its graduated increase on greater income and redistribution of wealth; YOU are a TC. Advocates of direct elections for the Presidency (as well as Senators), and the abolishment of the Electoral College; YOU are a TC. Proponents of the UN involvement's that conflict with American interests and impose compliance upon nations that differ with the world community; are TC. Champions of criminalizing more non violent conduct, while applying lenient standards for the political and attorney class; are the creators of TC.

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