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Joseph Heath: Against Social Domain Theory

When:We 07-01-2015 14:00 - 16:00
Where:Faculty of Philosophy, Room Omega

Lecture by Joseph Heath ( University of Toronto), organised by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.

Among anthropologists and sociologists, it is widely believed that moral rules are best understood as a type of social norm. Many have been influenced by the thesis advanced by Emile Durkheim, that everyday social norms, such as rules of etiquette, have important features in common with moral rules. Moral philosophers, however, have largely been hostile to...(continue reading...)