Articles tagged 'ethics'

Ethical Knowledge in the University Before G. E. Moore

Article (Philosophy)

"THE PROBLEM AND THE CHALLENGE: The lack of coherent and observed societal ethics, revealed by business and other scandals, challenges our culture to consider the role of education in responding to the current ethics crisis." John Mearsheimer on the University...

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Good Person: A Matter of the Heart (The)

Article (Christianity)

The morally good person, I would say, is a person who is intent upon advancing the various goods of human life with which they are effectively in contact, in a manner that respects their relative degrees of importance and the...

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Preface: The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge

Foreword/Intro/Afterword (Philosophy)

Human life has an inescapable moral dimension. That is, it essentially involves choices with reference to what is good and evil, right and wrong, duty and failure to do what ought to be done. Any human community, whatever its scope,...

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Reductionism: A Response to Professor Ellis

Article (Philosophy)

I agree with so much of what professor Ellis says that I am, no doubt, less than the ideal commentator in this case. Nevertheless, I found his presentation to be highly interesting and instructive—and highly important in this...

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Truth: Can We Do Without It?

Article (Christianity)

"Truth in the Academy: Can We Really Do Without It?" You might be surprised at the suggestion that we might do without it. But while the word "truth" is featured on various buildings, public and private, it is little honored...

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Who Needs Brentano?The Wasteland of Philosophy Without its Past

Article (Philosophy)

In the volume of studies which forms the immediate background for this conference1, we read of "the oblivion into which the figure and thought of Brentano have fallen," and of his current "invisibility." (pp. xv, 9, etc.) I believe Brentano to...

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