Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42 (e151):15-17 (2019)

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May assumes that if moral beliefs are counterfactually dependent on irrelevant factors, then those moral beliefs are based on defective belief-forming processes. This assumption is false. Whether influence by irrelevant factors is debunking depends on the mechanisms through which this influence occurs. This raises the empirical bar for debunkers and helps May avoid an objection to his Debunker’s Dilemma.
Keywords moral judgments, debunking, irrelevant factors, rationalism, cognitive science of morality, moral epistemology  debunking  moral epistemology  cognitive science of morality  irrelevant factors  moral skepticism  rationalism
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