Wednesday, 17 November 2004

Moral codes

Just discovered Majikthise, a philosophy blog, via trying to find some information on baseball of all things. I thought in particular that this post on the reduction of the idea of morality into sexual morality by commentators such as David Brooks and Tom Wolfe was really good. Snippet:
It doesn't seem to occur to them that anyone could have a robust and defensible moral code that made no specific reference to sexual behavior. Such moral codes have implications for sexual behavior, but only because sexual choices are governed by more general principles like keeping promises, or promoting happiness, or acting according to a universalizable maxim.
Great blog, and its name being a reference to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is cool for a H2G2 fan like me.




On the topic of Philosophy blogs, I recommend this:
http://leiterreports.typepad.com/

Anon B.


Thanks for the kind linkage and for catching my HG2G reference (the "About" page is fixed now).

--LB


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