Browsing All posts tagged under »Morality«

Can Babies Unlock the Origins of Morality? Not So Fast.

November 19, 2012 by

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Recent Psychological studies suggest that babies have an innate moral sense.  On October 18th, CBS aired “The Baby Lab” ( it’s worth the 13 minutes for anyone interested in the Origins of Morality)where they interviewed Psychologists Paul Bloom and Karen Wynn. Both claim that their studies are telling of the “the origins of morality“. This suggests […]

Are Meat Eaters Committed to the Moral Permissibility of Cannibalism?

May 29, 2012 by

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Since becoming a vegetarian two years ago I’ve come across various justifications for why I should see eating meat as morally permissible. I have yet to be convinced that any of these proposals are morally acceptable. Here, I focus on three main justifications for eating meat and offer some responses as to why I do […]

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