Meta Ethics – Lesson 3 – Emotivism

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686672635/1665103c69 WATCH: This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG5kIR6iF8g THINKING POINT. a. If all ethical language is emotive, and there are no such thing as objective moral principles, what are the implications on human behaviour? b. Is it fair for Stevenson to say that the only purpose of moral discussion is to convince the other person […]

Meta Ethics – Lesson 2 – Intuitionism​

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686672136/e22d841a70 WATCH: This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4fFl-J0Vks THINKING POINT. a. If morality was intuitive, why do people not agree on morality? b. If morality was intuitive, how could we ever agree on what is right and wrong? c. To what extent does intuitionism compare with Plato’s notion of recognition of goodness? Resources *Please select […]

Meta Ethics – Lesson 1 – Naturalism​

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686671444/d6e6d8f0fd WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOoffXFpAlU&t=2shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjiSPsf_6j4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THCNYF3kx8Y THINKING POINT. a. How are the normative ethical approaches (Natural Law, Situation Ethics, Kantian Ethics and Utilitarianism) all examples of Ethical Naturalism? b. What are the implications to morality if ethics are naturalistic? c. If we could agree that moral goodness was objective, how would we decide […]