Tagged: Moral relativism

Drifting moral values - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 30, 2012

Last night the New Zealand Parliament overwhelmingly voted to go ahead with the marriage Equality Bill. A common comment is that it’s time had come. It would have not been possible 10 years ago. Is this just an example of … Continue reading → … Read More

Pat Churchland on the science of morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 28, 2011

A few months ago there was a flurry of attention around Sam Harris’s book The Moral Landscape and lectures he gave around the time of its publication. A lot of it critical – but not all. I thought the value … Continue reading → … Read More

Philosophical justifications for morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 26, 2011

I will use this post to answer some of the more philosophical questions commenters have raised on my science of morality articles here and at the SciBlogs syndicated version. (Open Parachute@SciBlogs). Last time in Answering questions on morality I responded to … Continue reading → … Read More