Meaning in the Modern World

Morality

  • The Light of the Past Essay

    The Enlightenment

    Few moments in the history of thought have been as much the subject of dispute

    252

    The Light of the Past

  • Moral Authority Essay

    Moral Authority

    Grown-up men and women look the world in its face

    241

    Moral Authority

  • Signposts

    Signposts

    Hopes are not ungrounded if their signposts are real

    277

    Vive la Republic

  • Moral Reasoning

    Moral Reasoning

    The basic rule of Kant’s moral reasoning

    331

    And End, not a Mean

  • Doctor Assisted Dying - Meaning Of Life

    Doctor Assisted Dying

    What does the evidence tell us from the places where assisted suicide has been legalized?

    326

    A Popular Desire

  • Ideals Essays

    Ideals

    Strictly speaking, right cannot be a matter of knowledge, though it’s often the thing we want to know most of all.

    331

    Between Is and Ought

  • The Right to Die Essays

    The Right to Die

    Should doctors be allowed to help the suffering and terminally ill to die when they choose?

    312

    Your choice?

  • Reverence

    Reverence

    Enlightenment thinkers were all the more keen to keep the parts of religion they held essential as faith in traditional Christianity became more difficult to retain

    669

    A Reaction to Truth?

  • Amazing Humanity

    Morality

    We are a moral animal and have a need to see the world in moral terms

    664

    It's Up to Us

  • Lonely Orca

    Lonely Orca

    To see the importance of its society to a social animal, look at the stories of those which are taken out of their natural communities.

    196

    Spot the Difference

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