Philosophy Crossroads

Moral Non-Naturalism: What it is and its implications

January 20, 2024 Hanson Wen
Moral Non-Naturalism: What it is and its implications
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Philosophy Crossroads
Moral Non-Naturalism: What it is and its implications
Jan 20, 2024
Hanson Wen

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In this enlightening episode of Philosophy Crossroads, we embark on a deep dive into the fascinating world of moral nonnaturalism. Join us as we unravel the complexities of this compelling ethical theory, renowned for its advocacy of objective moral truths independent of natural properties. We explore the historical roots, theoretical foundations, and key figures like G.E. Moore and John McDowell, who have shaped the landscape of nonnaturalist thought. Engaging with the critiques and challenges facing moral nonnaturalism, we examine its intersections with other philosophical disciplines, its adaptation to contemporary ethical dilemmas, and its significant implications for personal ethics and societal norms. This episode is not just a theoretical journey but an exploration of how moral nonnaturalism influences our daily ethical decisions and the broader societal and global ethical framework. Tune in for a thought-provoking journey through the realm of moral nonnaturalism, where we delve into the quest for understanding objective moral truths in our complex world.

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In this enlightening episode of Philosophy Crossroads, we embark on a deep dive into the fascinating world of moral nonnaturalism. Join us as we unravel the complexities of this compelling ethical theory, renowned for its advocacy of objective moral truths independent of natural properties. We explore the historical roots, theoretical foundations, and key figures like G.E. Moore and John McDowell, who have shaped the landscape of nonnaturalist thought. Engaging with the critiques and challenges facing moral nonnaturalism, we examine its intersections with other philosophical disciplines, its adaptation to contemporary ethical dilemmas, and its significant implications for personal ethics and societal norms. This episode is not just a theoretical journey but an exploration of how moral nonnaturalism influences our daily ethical decisions and the broader societal and global ethical framework. Tune in for a thought-provoking journey through the realm of moral nonnaturalism, where we delve into the quest for understanding objective moral truths in our complex world.