16 episodes

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.'

Morality in the Real World Alonzo Fyfe and Luke Muehlhauser

    • Philosophy
    • 4.4, 16 Ratings

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

    16 - Reward-Based Theories of Desire

    We discuss Tim Schroeder's reward-based theory of desire.

    • 24 min
    15 - Pleasure and Desire Are Separate

    15 - Pleasure and Desire Are Separate

    We give two lines of evidence showing that pleasure and desire are different things.

    • 13 min
    14 - Pleasure, Desire, and Arguing about Definitions

    14 - Pleasure, Desire, and Arguing about Definitions

    We explain what it means to avoid arguing about definitions.

    • 24 min
    13 - Objections to the Action-Based Theory of Desire

    13 - Objections to the Action-Based Theory of Desire

    We respond to Schroeder's 8 objections to action-based theories of desire.

    • 33 min
    12 - 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.

    • 17 min
    11 - The Claims of Desirism, Part 1

    11 - The Claims of Desirism, Part 1

    An outline of the first 10 claims of desirism.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

mims carter ,

Great podcast

Very entertaining podcast on a complex subject. Alonzo and Luke play off each other very effectively. I look forward to the next episode.

Cris'ompae ,

Morality or desire

I was under the impression this PC would be on morality. I was wrong. Maybe it should be renamed.

Josh Nankivel ,

Engaging and intellectually stimulating!

Love the show, very well produced and I can’t wait for the next one!

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