Moral conflicts

John F. Horty

in Reasons as Defaults

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780199744077
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932566 | DOI:
Moral conflicts

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This chapter appraises the possibility of all things considered moral conflicts. The chapter considers three kinds of objections to the possibility, based on considerations from deontic logic, on conceptual considerations concerning the nature of all things considered oughts, and on an analogy between moral and physical forces.

Keywords: deontic logic; ought statements; oughts; moral conflicts

Chapter.  11594 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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