Can science answer moral questions

Can science answer moral questions?

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2014 | OriginalPaper | Book chapter

What facts say about values

Author: Julian Baggini

Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Goodness is not an element that falls somewhere between actinium and thorium on the periodic table. Justice has no mass or speed. Malice only grows metaphorically. These things are obviously true. And so it might seem just as obvious that we don't even need to consult science if we want to learn about morality.

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About this chapter
title
Can science answer moral questions?
book
The big questions of ethics

Print ISBN: 978-3-642-36370-2

Electronic ISBN: 978-3-642-36371-9

Copyright Year: 2014

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-36371-9

DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-36371-9_17
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Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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