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Erik Wielenberg and the Autonomy thesis: part four Intrinsic goodness

March 31st, 2017 23 Comments

In my last two posts, I argued that  Erik Wielenberg fails to show that Godless Normative Robust Realism (GRNR) avoids some of the standard objections to the autonomy thesis. This brings me to Wielenberg’s third claim III, Wielenberg suggests that GRNR is prima facie preferable to various theistic accounts of axiological properties. Several authors have […]

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Marquis and Ideal Desires

July 25th, 2013 1 Comment

In response to my post Peter Singer Human Dignity and Infanticide, Ben Jury offers some astute comments: “I agree with you, that Peter Singer does not motivate his account of ideal desires. However, I think there is a way to motivate it as follows: Marquis objects to Singer’s account because he thinks there is an alternative […]

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The Meta-Ethical Argument for Christian Theism: A Response to Richard Chappell

July 3rd, 2007 15 Comments

if we ask what God would have commanded in counterfactual situations we will get contradictory answers.

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