Religious moral claims and the is-ought problem


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 infamous is-ought fallacy. The what? … Read more

Skeptic Heros – David Hume

Today, lets dip into the past and find out about David Hume. So who exactly was he? Well, he was a Scottish philosopher and historian from the 1700’s, and is regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. To say that he was smart is … Read more

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