Tag: moral intuition

  • What can Moral Psychology do for Normative Ethics?

    By: Daniel Tippens A heated debate has arisen since the rise of moral psychology as a scientific discipline. Moral psychology examines, descriptively, how we come to make moral judgments and have moral intuitions (these two terms I will henceforth use interchangeably). Some thinkers argue that normative ethics — the study of what we morally ought…

  • A Discussion on Moral Intuition

    by Dan Kaufman and Dan Tippens This originally appeared on MeaningofLife.TV, as an episode of the Sophia program. http://meaningoflife.tv/programs/current/sophia

  • Obligations and Duties

    By Mark English In an aside in a recent piece on moral intuitionism, Daniel Kaufman remarked that he was unsure whether “there really are such things as moral obligations and duties.” [1]. I think I understand what he is getting at here, but rather than trying directly to address his question, I want to sketch…