We’re delighted to kick off the discussion of Alexis Elder’s article, “Conversations from Beyond the Grave? A Neo-Confucian Ethics of Chatbots of the Dead.” We learned a lot from the paper, » …Read more
If your loved one dies, would it be prudentially or ethically good or bad to have a chat-bot replica of them created for you to interact with? » …Read more
I am so glad to have been asked to spend time with Carey and Vitz’s paper, “Mencius, Hume, and the Virtue of Humanity: Sources of Benevolent Moral Development.” I am already a sympathetic reader of Vitz’s take on Hume, » …Read more
Are you interested in the forces that enable and shape moral development? Specifically, are you interested in the psychological and social sources of the virtue of humanity? » …Read more
I greatly enjoyed reading Youngsun Back’s intriguing paper, ‘Are animals moral?: Zhu Xi and Jeong Yakyong’s views on nonhuman animals’.
Back discusses the views of two philosopher’s, » …Read more
Are you interested in questions about whether non-human animals can be moral and about how answers to that bear on questions about moral status? Are you interested in learning about Confucian debates on these topics? » …Read more
Critical Precis of “Is Sympathy Naïve? Dai Zhen on the Use of Shu to Track Well-Being” by Justin Tiwald
By Tobias A. » …Read more
The Cross-Cultural Normative Philosophy series will return next Wednesday with a discussion of Welfare, Sympathy, and Confucianism.
“Is Sympathy Naive? Dai Zhen on the Use of Shu to Track Well-Being”, » …Read more