Tag Archives: Moral psychology

Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

The TED talk by Ruth Chang gets at some of the points I’ve made before, namely that reason only carries you so far, and that reason exists to serve intuitive goals.  This comes out in hard decisions, when reasoning by … Continue reading

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Morality arises from instincts

What is morality?  Look it up on Wikipedia or most dictionaries, and you’ll get something about whether acts or intentions are right or wrong.  But what is right and wrong?  Right and wrong for what?  The usual answer is right … Continue reading

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