A Defense of Moral Deference

Journal of Philosophy 111 (5):229-258 (2014)
Abstract
The combination of this vindication of moral deference and diagnosis of its fishiness nicely accommodates, I argue, some related phenomena, like the (neglected) fact that our uneasiness with moral deference is actually a particular instance of uneasiness with opaque evidence in general when it comes to morality, and the (familiar) fact that the scope of this uneasiness is wider than the moral as it includes other normative domains
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.5840/jphil2014111520
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