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Evolutionary Intuitionism

A Theory of the Origin And Nature of Moral Facts

by Brian Zamulinski

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079676M
    ISBN 100773531580
    ISBN 109780773531581

    A new book, Enchanted America, by professors J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood, posits that “Intuitionism” might explain why some Americans believe wild conspiracies like QAnon and Pizzagate Author: Jesse Singal.   We do not infer the belief that torture is wrong from other propositions. Since inference is not involved, the impossibility of inferring an "ought" from an "is" is not relevant. The is/ought gap is of no significance whatsoever for evolutionary intuitionism (Evolutionary Intuitionism: A Theory of the Origin and Nature of Moral Facts [], p.

    At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of evolutionary theory and considers how our improved understanding of evolution has affected the viewpoints and values of modern e Masters Series/5(10). The combination of intuitionism and evolutionary ethics enables Zamulinski to overcome the standard objections to both. "Evolutionary Intuitionism" is a unified theory of human morality that explains how an objective morality could develop naturally in a physical world like ours, among organisms like us. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

      Michael Huemer's book is a vigorous defense of ethical intuitionism. Since different folks mean different things by this term, I should say that Huemer's conception can be briefly summarized as the view that there are irreducibly normative or evaluative properties which things (states of affairs, events, people, etc.) possess in a manner that is appropriately independent of our beliefs. Why there are no objective values: A critique of ethical intuitionism from an evolutionary point of view [Book Review] Gebhard Geiger. Biology and Philosophy 7 (3) () Abstract Using concepts of evolutionary game theory, this paper presents a critique of ethical intuitionism, or non-naturalism, in its cognitivist and objectivist Author: Gebhard Geiger.


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Evolutionary Intuitionism by Brian Zamulinski Download PDF EPUB FB2

Evolutionary Intuitionism presents a new evolutionary theory of human morality. Zamulinski explains the evolution of foundational attitudes, whose relationships to acts constitute moral facts.

With foundational attitudes and the resulting moral facts in place, he shows how they ground a plausible normative morality, give answers to meta-ethical /5(2). Evolutionary Intuitionism: A Theory of the Origin and Nature of Moral Facts - Kindle edition by Zamulinski, Brian.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Evolutionary Intuitionism: A Theory of the Origin and Nature of Moral Facts/5(2).

But this book is about a by-product theory that I call “evolutionary intuitionism” because it is ethical intuitionism with an evolutionary foundation.

In order to clear the way for it and to avoid being associated with the sort of evolutionary ethics that many philosophers regard as disreputable. Evolutionary Intuitionism presents a new evolutionary theory of human morality.

Zamulinski explains the evolution of foundational attitudes, whose relationships to acts constitute moral facts. With foundational attitudes and the resulting moral facts in place, he shows how they ground a plausible normative morality, give answers to meta-ethical Brand: MQUP.

Evolutionary Intuitionism presents a new evolutionary theory of human morality. Zamulinski explains the evolution of foundational attitudes, whose relationships to acts constitute moral facts. With foundational attitudes and the resulting moral facts in place, he shows how they ground a plausible normative morality, give answers to meta-ethical.

Rejecting adaptationism in ethics --The design of intuitionistic organisms --The Evolutionary Intuitionism book of intuitionistic organisms --The moral facts according to evolutionary intuitionism --Motivation, evasion, and variation --The meta-ethics of evolutionary intuitionism --Evaluating evolutionary intuitionism.

Responsibility: Brian. Emerich Sumser discusses evolutionary intuitionism in a subsection of a chapter in his new book, Evolution der Ethik (Berlin: De Gruyter, ).

Sumser makes four critical points, to which I reply below, relying on a translation of the relevant section of his book.

Evolutionary Intuitionism is a theory of morality. It differs from most other evolutionary theories. Most hold that morality is an adaptation but evolutionary intuitionism holds that it is the inseparabale by-product of an adaptation.

This means that. Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a view or family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics).It is at its core foundationalism about moral knowledge; that is, it is committed to the thesis that some moral truths can be known non-inferentially (i.e., known without one needing to infer them from other truths one believes).

A marriage of ethical intuitionism and evolutionary ethics that explains the origin of morality in a previously value-free world.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Evolutionary ethics is a field of inquiry that explores how evolutionary theory might bear on our understanding of ethics or morality.

The range of issues investigated by evolutionary ethics is quite broad. Supporters of evolutionary ethics have claimed that it has important implications in the fields of descriptive ethics, normative ethics, and metaethics. Evolutionary Intuitionism by Brian Zamulinski,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2).

In Moral Emotions and Intuitions, Sabine Roeser defends ethical intuitionism, the view that we can know some objective moral truths the book's end, Roeser proposes a new form of intuitionism, affectual intuitionism, which is supposed to succeed where prior conceptions of the intuitionistic idea have failed.

Evolutionary Intuitionism presents a new evolutionary theory of human morality. Zamulinski explains the evolution of foundational attitudes, whose relationships to acts constitute moral facts.

With foundational attitudes and the resulting moral facts in place, he shows how they ground a Author: Gry Oftedal. Buy Evolutionary Intuitionism: A Theory of the Origin and Nature of Moral Facts by Brian Zamulinski (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Free UK delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1). Begins the third part of the book, in which the author discusses two important alternatives to naturalism. The alternative that is discussed is intuitionism, a research programme that takes the methods of natural science and rational intuition, but nothing else, as basic sources of evidence.

Argues that, unless one has intuitions that support the view that our world is the product of. This is a long-awaited new edition of one of the best known Oxford Logic Guides. The book gives an informal but thorough introduction to intuitionistic mathematics, leading the reader gently through the fundamental mathematical and philosophical concepts.

The treatment of various topics has been completely revised for this second edition. Intuitionism is the philosophy that fundamental morals are known intuitively.

Intuitionism has three main beliefs: that objective moral truths exist, that they cannot be defined in simpler terms. A leading UK intuitionist was the Cambridge philosopher G E Moore () who set out his ideas in the book Principia Ethica. If I am asked, What is.

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Brian Zamulinski. 30 Apr Hardback. unavailable. Notify me. Evolutionary Intuitionism. Brian Zamulinski. 30 Apr. In Prospects for an Evolutionary Ethics, Sober accounts for the wide-range of behaviors and attitudes within ethical explanation by Ethics being a _____.

True According to Sober, Ruse' subjectivism and the is-ought fallacy can be avoided by understanding the explanatory importance of evolution within the justificatory context of normative ethics.Topics covered include social Darwinism, moral realism, and debunking arguments.

Clearly written and structured, the book guides readers through the arguments on both sides, and emphasises the continuing relevance of evolutionary theory to our understanding of ethics today.Evolutionary psychology is an approach that views human nature as the product of a universal set of evolved psychological adaptations to recurring problems in the ancestral environment.

The purpose of evolutionary psychology is to identify evolved.