Ethical Eating, Virtue, and Obligation

by Daniel A. Kaufman

My conversation with Massimo Pigliucci on ethical eating and on the difference between virtue-theoretical and modern moral philosophical conceptions of obligation and duty.

Originally aired May 1, 2016, as part of the Sophia Program, for MeaningofLife.TV, a channel of the BloggingHeads.TV network.







3 responses to “Ethical Eating, Virtue, and Obligation”

  1. Reblogged this on long-term brain storage and commented:
    A discussion that leads from the ethics of eating meat to the different flavors of Virtue Ethics.

  2. dantip


    Can you please provide me with your email address by sending it to me? I believe you still have my email address, and you can send it to my inbox.

  3. Björn Carlsten


    As I remarked on the MeaningofLife site, I really liked this dialogue. It’s amazing how much more productive and cordial face-to-face conversations are–digitally mediated though they be–in comparison to text-only exchanges. I think both of you were eminently reasonable, and I especially liked the concept you discussed about various values (be they moral, prudential, aesthetic, or whatever) constantly jockeying for influence. I wonder, where might I look if I were interested to explore this topic further?