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    Is There a Biggest Problem in Philosophy? Some Reflections on Setting Priorities.Floris van den Berg - 2013 - Think 12 (34):93-95.
    ExtractPhilosophers and others with inquisitive minds have busied their brains for millennia with questions such as: ‘Does god exist? What is the meaning of life? Are we free or determined? What is truth? Is there any knowledge which is so certain that no reasonable person could doubt it? What is reality? What is good? What is beautiful? Why exist? What is “to be”? What is justice? What did Kant mean by the categorical imperative?’ Are all these topics equally important or (...)
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    Ripping Apart the Omnivore's Argument.Floris Van Den Berg - 2014 - Think 13 (37):23-26.
    People often say that humans are omnivores in order to justify eating meat as normal and veganism as abnormal. The is one of the arguments that vegetarians and vegans encounter when meat-eaters try to defend the moral acceptability of body parts on their plate. When responding to this argument, the position of the vegan is similar to the atheist who time and again is confronted with the same fallacious arguments in support of the existence of god(s). Veganism and atheism are (...)
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    Proposal for a Moral Esperanto – an Outline of Universal Subjectivism.Floris van den Berg - 2010 - Think 9 (24):97-107.
    How can people live together peacefully, especially in a multicultural, multi-religious society? We should find a minimum level of consensus which is needed to live peacefully together in an open society and a moral language to communicate with each other. Dutch philosopher Paul Cliteur published his book Moral Esperanto in 2007 in which he argues that it is important that people can communicate with each other in a moral and political language which is in principle understandable to everybody; in contrast (...)
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    Victims as the Central Focus of Ethics: The Priority of Ameliorating Suffering Over Maximizing Happiness.Floris van den Berg - 2018 - Think 17 (49):81-85.
    The key focus in ethics should be on victims. Victims are those that suffer from unnecessary and preventable pain and misery. Non-human animals can also suffer and should therefore be included in the moral circle. Ethical living is striving to avoid harm to others and striving to help alleviate or prevent suffering. Being good isn't easy.Export citation.
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    Dale Jamieson, Ethics and the Environment. An Introduction, Cambridge Up, Cambridge, 2008, 221 Pages. [REVIEW]Floris van den Berg - 2009 - Think 8 (23):105-113.
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    Arguments for Conservatism: A Political Philosophy, by Roger Scruton.Floris van den Berg - 2007 - Philosophy Now 63:36-37.
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    Moreel Esperanto, by Paul Cliteur.Floris van den Berg - 2007 - Philosophy Now 61:44-45.
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    Gray’s Anatomy.Floris van den Berg - 2009 - Philosophy Now 76:35-37.
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    Film.Floris van den Berg - 2009 - Philosophy Now 71:42-44.
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