42 min

We Should Be More Pragmatic about Ethics | Andrew Sepielli Brain in a Vat

    • Philosophy

Are moral facts baked into reality, the way facts about socks or rocks are? Or should we think about morality in a more pragmatic way: that it doesn’t matter whether ethics are ‘in the world’ – only that ethics guide our actions effectively?   

Andrew’s Book, ‘Pragmatist Quietism’: https://www.andrewsepielli.com/book-pragmatist-quietism

Presenters: Mark Oppenheimer and Jason Werbeloff 

Editor and Producer: Jimmy Mullen 

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Are moral facts baked into reality, the way facts about socks or rocks are? Or should we think about morality in a more pragmatic way: that it doesn’t matter whether ethics are ‘in the world’ – only that ethics guide our actions effectively?   

Andrew’s Book, ‘Pragmatist Quietism’: https://www.andrewsepielli.com/book-pragmatist-quietism

Presenters: Mark Oppenheimer and Jason Werbeloff 

Editor and Producer: Jimmy Mullen 

Brain in a Vat bookshop (Shopify): https://smarturl.it/BrainShop

Brain in a Vat bookshop (Amazon): https://smarturl.it/BrainAmazonShop

42 min