Thanks so much to the Daves for inviting me to contribute!
I’m working on a book, Natural Reasons through Virtue, and I’d love your feedback on some of its central moves. The book’s thesis is that what it is to be a normative reason for action is to be a certain kind of premise in good practical deliberation, » …Read more
[Herewith our second post for Applied Ethics April, by Matt King.]
‘Death with Dignity’ statutes, as they’re often called, allow terminally ill patients to bring about their own deaths under a very specific set of conditions. The purpose of such laws, made clear by their text and proponents’ arguments, » …Read more
[What follows is a guest post by Anca Gheaus, of Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, our first contender for the prestigious Applied Ethics April PEA Soup Award.]
Consider these alternative stories involving two characters, a girl and a boy. » …Read more
Tomorrow we will begin our series of guest posts for “Applied Ethics April” with a post from Anca Gheaus (Barcelona), on parental choice of future children. After that, we will be posting new guest posts every Monday and Wednesday for the remainder of the month. » …Read more
So pleased that our next featured philosopher is the wonderful Julia Driver. Here now is Julia:
I would like to thank the two Daves for the chance to talk about some of my more recent work.
The most significant project that I am working on currently is a book manuscript that lays out a sentimentalist approach to normative and meta-ethics, » …Read more