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Why be moral?.

Joan Broadhurst

Why be moral?.

by Joan Broadhurst

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.)- Univ. of Birmingham, Dept. of Philosophy.

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Open LibraryOL21213891M

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Is morality based on reason? KANT’S ARGUMENT Immanuel Kant argued that morality was based on reason alone, and once we understood this, we would see that acting morally is the same as acting rationally. Kant argued that morality, by definition, must help us decide what to do. When we are. The book Biotechnology —Changing Life Through Science states: “Most scientists, doctors, and philosophers agree that science cannot answer ethical, moral, or religious questions.” SCIENCE CAN give us mathematical formulas for laws governing the universe, but science cannot tell us why the universe exists or why it is governed by precise laws.

Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think is a book by cognitive linguist George solstemcell.com argues that conservatives and liberals hold two different conceptual models of solstemcell.comvatives have a strict father model in which people are made good through self-discipline and hard work, everyone is taken care of by taking care of solstemcell.com: George Lakoff. Justifying why one should behave morally is a surprisingly difficult task. Proposed justifications are found throughout the history of moral philosophy, but these reasons to be moral remain controversial. The fundamental question—“Why be moral?”—still seems in need of a satisfactory answer. The question can take other forms.


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The plot of a novel is the action that takes place within the course of the narrative. The moral is the lesson that the reader is supposed to learn from the plot's conclusion.