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Gunnar Björnsson: Disagreement

When:We 09-03-2016 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

Lecture by Gunnar Björnsson (Umeå University, Sweden ), organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Deep and systematic moral disagreement provides difficulties for orthodox cognitivist accounts of disagreement. Even if some accounts of reference fixing for moral terms make it possible for parties of such disagreement to have the same determinate moral properties in mind, we seem to have no positive reason to think that this is actually the case. Though it seems obvious that the parties disagree, it is not obvious that...(continue reading...)