|Morals: morals refers to a more or less coded set of rules, action maxims, duties and prohibitions within a society or group. Most of these rules are unconsciously internalized among the members of the society or group. Their justification and the possible assessment of actions are reflected in ethics and meta ethics. See also values, norms, rights, ethics._____________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. |
|Chalmers I 84
Moral/Supervenience/Boyd/Brink/Chalmers: Boyd (1988) and Brink (1989) Thesis: moral facts supervene on natural facts with an a posteriori need. I.e. they supervene in relation to the secondary, not the primary intension of moral concepts. (>Horgan and Timmons, 1992a, 1992b)._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Philosophy of Science Cambridge 1991
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996
Constructing the World Oxford 2014