Living Without a Moral Code (index)

by Luke Muehlhauser on January 1, 2010 in Ethics,Indexes

no_moral_codeAn index for my short post series “Living Without a Moral Code”:

  1. In Part I, I explained that I want very badly to be moral, but because I’m still trying to work out the basics of moral theory, I’m essentially living without a moral code.
  2. In Part II, I responded to a few common reactions from my readers.
  3. In Part III…

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brian t January 1, 2010 at 5:38 pm

Personally, I’ve given up on Morals. I try to be Ethical instead. ;)


lukeprog January 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm

I use the terms interchangeably.


majinrevan666 January 2, 2010 at 7:55 am

Are moral theories falsifiable?
If so, how can they be falsified?


lukeprog January 2, 2010 at 8:22 am


Sure. See here.


majinrevan666 January 2, 2010 at 9:07 am

“desirism would be defeated if it could be shown that there is another moral theory that fits better with the broad usage of moral terms and makes only true claims.”

Could you elaborate on this part?
I would think that the broad usage of moral terms is contingent upon moral intuitions.


lukeprog January 2, 2010 at 10:38 am


Yeah, I’ll eventually get around to writing about that in my Intro to Ethics course. No time now.


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