David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Social Philosophy and Policy 18 (2):102 (2001)
This essay emerges from consideration of a question in the epistemology of ethics or morality. This is not the common claim-centered question as to how moral claims are confirmed and whether their mode of confirmation gives us grounds to be confident about the prospects for ethical discourse. Instead, I am concerned with the less frequently posed concept-centered question of where in human experience moral terms or concepts are grounded — that is, where in experience the moral becomes salient to us. This question was central to moral epistemology in the form it took among thinkers such as Locke, Hume, and Kant, and it remains of the first importance today
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Christopher Cowie (2014). Epistemic Disagreement and Practical Disagreement. Erkenntnis 79 (1):191-209.
Gerald J. Postema (2008). Salience Reasoning. Topoi 27 (1-2):41-55.
Kenneth Shockley (2007). Programming Collective Control. Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (3):442–455.
Similar books and articles
Todd A. Salzman (ed.) (1999). Method and Catholic Moral Theology: The Ongoing Reconstruction. Creighton University Press.
Samuel Scheffler (1992). Human Morality. Oxford University Press.
Robert J. Henle (1936). The Two Sources of Morality and Religion. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 11 (2):333-336.
Noel George Coley & Vance M. D. Hall (eds.) (1980). Darwin to Einstein: Primary Sources on Science and Belief. Longman in Association with Open University Press.
Chenggui Li (2006). Three Sources of Wisdom of Chinese Traditional Virtue and a Contemporary Examination. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (3):341-365.
Georgia Elma Harkness (1954). The Sources of Western Morality. New York, Scribner.
James O'connell (1993). The Sources of Morality: Function, Conformity and Aesthetics. Heythrop Journal 34 (2):160–170.
Robert Kunzman (2003). Religion, Ethics and the Implications for Moral Education: A Critique of Nucci's Morality and Religious Rules. Journal of Moral Education 32 (3):251-261.
Dorothy M. Emmet (1933). Some Reflections Concerning M. Bergson's "Two Sources of Morality and Religion". Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 34:231 - 248.
Jan Rothkamm (2008). On the Foundations of Law: Religion, Nature, Morals. Ratio Juris 21 (3):300-311.
Craig Calhoun (1991). Morality, Identity, and Historical Explanation: Charles Taylor on the Sources of the Self. Sociological Theory 9 (2):232-263.
Georgia Elma Harkness (1978). The Sources of Western Morality: From Primitive Society Through the Beginnings of Christianity. Ams Press.
Simon Beck (2009). Martha Nussbaum and the Foundations of Ethics: Identity, Morality and Thought-Experiments. South African Journal of Philosophy 28 (3):261-270.
Casey O'Callaghan (2011). Hearing Properties, Effects or Parts? Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 111 (3pt3):375-405.
Added to index2010-08-31
Total downloads21 ( #186,111 of 1,911,652 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #458,010 of 1,911,652 )
How can I increase my downloads?