Monthly Archives: July 2009

Distinguishing Evil and Insanity : The Role of Intentions in Ethics

AFTER a little reflection, it is clear that the morality of a person who carries out an action doesn’t just depend on the action itself, but rather depends on the state of mind of the person who performs it. This … Continue reading

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The Missing Definition of Morality

It is common to hear discussions of whether an action is moral, as if “moral” was a word with a specific agreed upon meaning. Unfortunately, the word has so many meanings that its interpretation is extremely difficult without extra information. … Continue reading

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