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Evolution & Moral Epistemology

18 April @ 08:00 - 20 April @ 17:00

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Insights from evolutionary theory, as well as recent empirical findings in fields such as moral psychology and anthropology, have raised several questions of interest to moral philosophers. Does evolutionary theory affect the plausibility of different metaethical doctrines, such as robust realism, Humean constructivism, or skepticism? Do so-called Evolutionary Debunking Arguments (EDAs) provide a genuine and original challenge for moral and metaethical theories? How should moral truth and justification be understood in the first place? Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena & University of…
Insights from evolutionary theory, as well as recent empirical findings in fields such as moral psychology and anthropology, have raised several questions of interest to moral philosophers. Does evolutionary theory affect the plausibility of different metaethical doctrines, such as robust realism, Humean constructivism, or skepticism? Do so-called Evolutionary Debunking Arguments (EDAs) provide a genuine and original challenge for moral and metaethical theories? How should moral truth and justification be understood in the first place?

Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena & University of Oslo)

David Copp (University of California, Davis)

Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

Michael Huemer (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Jonas Olson (Stockholm University)

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18 April @ 08:00
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20 April @ 17:00
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Insights from evolutionary theory, as well as recent empirical findings in fields such as moral psychology and anthropology, have raised several questions of interest to moral philosophers. Does evolutionary theory affect the plausibility of different metaethical doctrines, such as robust realism, Humean constructivism, or skepticism? Do so-called Evolutionary Debunking Arguments (EDAs) provide a genuine and original challenge for moral and metaethical theories? How should moral truth and justification be understood in the first place?

Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena & University of Oslo)

David Copp (University of California, Davis)

Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

Michael Huemer (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Jonas Olson (Stockholm University)

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