THUNK – 88. Hume’s Guillotine & Rational Morality

Hume saw problems using facts to justify morals. Learn about Hume’s Guillotine & where reason fits in morality!

-Links for the Curious-

Hume’s “A Treatise of Human Nature” – www.gutenberg.org/files/4705/4705-h/4705-h.htm#link2H_4_0004

GE Moore’s “Principia Ethica,” a text that puts forward a similar argument by different means – fair-use.org/g-e-moore/principia-ethica/s.13

A list of philosophical responses to the is/ought problem – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is%E2%80%93ought_problem#Responses

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