David Hume


is-ought
Religious moral claims often boil down to “because the Bible says so”. No attempt at any reason or justification beyond that is offered. Sometimes there are attempts to articulate a religiously-inspired but reason-based moral stance. Generally what you will find is that it is most probably an example of the […]

Religious moral claims and the is-ought problem


‘Of miracles‘, in An Enquiry concerning human understanding – David Hume (Published in 1739-40) – The full text of the book may be found here, what follows is section 10. PART I THERE is, in Dr. Tillotson’s writings, an argument against the real presence, which is as concise, and elegant, […]

Essay: ‘Of miracles‘, in An Enquiry concerning human understanding – David Hume