Journal of Nietzsche Studies 40:5-28 (forthcoming)
|Abstract||As Darwin notes, one essential element of a naturalistic account of the mind is a naturalistic account of morality.1 The essence of such an account of the mind is an explanation of how the mind came to be, and came to be what it is, in terms of resources already present in nature and without appeal to any supposed supernatural source. By analogy, a naturalistic account of morality aims to explain how morality came to be, and came to be what it is, in terms of resources already present in nature. Already in the case of the mind but even more clearly in the case of morality, 'nature' in the relevant sense will have to include, at any stage of explanation, the given of human nature, human psychology, and human ..|
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