Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontological logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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I 636
Ethics/morality/Dennett: Question: did it also arise evolutionarily? One would expect that a very long time ago, there was no moral, but not more than a distinction between a good and a bad spear or a good or bad dinner. Not concepts of "right" and "wrong" but of dangerous and not dangerous.
I 657
Ethics/Dennett: must somehow be based on human nature. If this is naturalism, then there is no naturalistic erroneous conclusion.
II ~ 199
The terrible thing is not the suffering, but the event which caused it.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-25