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Moral Objectivity Supports Dogmatism: Why This Isn't So

Dogmatism is a close-minded view. It involves clinging to beliefs and ignoring evidence contrary to what you believe. It is irrational and epistemically unacceptable for this reason.

Yet if moral objectivity holds, then dogmatism seems okay. After all, if you have the correct moral views, you...

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Moral Objectivity Best Captures the Value of Tolerance

Many people reject moral objectivism because it’s thought to support intolerance. Tolerance of a diversity of ideas, values, and people groups is central to a well-functioning democracy. Yet, if moral standards are objectivity true, then some moral standards are better than others....

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Equal Rights Imply Equal Plausibility: Why This is False

Given everyone has a right a moral opinion, it doesn't follow that all moral opinions are equally plausible. Yet this is what an argument against moral objectivism claims. In this video, you'll learn about this argument and why it fails. You'll learn why equal rights to moral opinions doesn't...

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NO Objective Moral Truths: How NOT to Argue for This Claim

Some people claim there are no objective moral truths. This video explores an argument for this conclusion. The premise supporting the conclusion is that there are no objective truths. The proponent of this argument holds that all truth is subjective. Though this is a tempting argument for the...

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Metaethics - 10 Arguments Against Moral Objectivity (And Why They Fail!)

 

 

Ethical objectivism is the view that there are some objective moral standards. What this means is that moral standards apply to everyone everywhere, whether or not people believe that they do, or whether or not obeying those standards satisfies a person's desires. Moral claims are...

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