John Taurek (1977) argued that in conflict situations–situations in which we can save some people only by failing to save some others–the numbers don’t count–i.e.,  » …Read more

All over there are arguments that employ the following premise: Necessarily, the true moral theory is action-guiding. I must confess that I don’t really have a grip on what this notion is.  » …Read more

Here’s an argument against subjectivism about moral wrongness I’ve been kicking around. (By ‘subjectivism’ here I just mean any theory which is not “objective”—that is,  » …Read more