Desirism is a theory of moral value that exists in the physical universe, and does not depend on mysterious things like intrinsic value, intrinsic virtue, categorical imperatives, hypothetical contracts, or divine commands. For episode transcripts and more, visit CommonSenseAtheism.com and click 'Morality Podcast.'
16 - Reward-Based Theories of Desire
We discuss Tim Schroeder's reward-based theory of desire.
15 - Pleasure and Desire Are Separate
We give two lines of evidence showing that pleasure and desire are different things.
14 - Pleasure, Desire, and Arguing about Definitions
We explain what it means to avoid arguing about definitions.
13 - Objections to the Action-Based Theory of Desire
We respond to Schroeder's 8 objections to action-based theories of desire.
12 - Action-Based Theories of Desire
We discuss the theory of desire on which desirism depends, the action-based theory of desire.
11 - The Claims of Desirism, Part 1
An outline of the first 10 claims of desirism.
Very entertaining podcast on a complex subject. Alonzo and Luke play off each other very effectively. I look forward to the next episode.
Morality or desire
I was under the impression this PC would be on morality. I was wrong. Maybe it should be renamed.
Engaging and intellectually stimulating!
Love the show, very well produced and I can’t wait for the next one!