There’s been a great discussion on an earlier thread about expressivism. I don’t want to kill it off, but I do want to raise a diferent worry about expressivism. » …Read more
There’s an interesting interview with Peter Singer in todays Salon.com. The webpage is posted beneath the fold. » …Read more
Re: Putnam’s Introduction to Ethics Without Ontology
In this post, I’ll briefly discuss the main moves made by Putnam in the introductory chapter. » …Read more
I’ll be reading Putnam’s relatively new book, Ethics without Ontology over the next month, and will post summaries and commentaries on each chapter here. » …Read more
Does it make sense to say that someone would have been better off, had he never been born?
Jim was born with a disease that has throughout the years
caused him intense agony, » …Read more
frequently say: “he has a good life” and use this expression (pace: Shelly Kagan) interchangeably
with “he is well-off”. When someone is
doing poorly, » …Read more
Rambling post alert!
Over at Kieran Setiya’s interesting blog, there is a discussion about the meaning of life. Here’s the link:
Here’s some of what I wrote in an earlier discussion thread, » …Read more