Month: April 2015

Why Can’t Moral Naturalism and Error Theory Be Friends?

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Moral realism is the view that moral facts exist. Error theory is the view that moral facts do not exist. Accordingly, one might feel compelled to consider these two views inherently antithetical to one another. I wish to argue the opposite. More specifically, I wish to argue that either (1) error theory is compatible with certain varieties of moral naturalism or (2) error theory is mistaken in regards to what constitutes a moral fact. (more…)