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The Scope and Limits of Debunking Arguments in Ethics

Yeo, Shang

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Debunking arguments use empirical evidence about our moral beliefs - in particular, about their causal origins, or about how they depend on various causes - in order to reach an epistemic conclusion about the trustworthiness of such beliefs. In this thesis, I investigate the scope and limits of debunking arguments, and their implications for what we should believe about morality. I argue that debunking arguments can in principle work - they are based on plausible epistemic premises, and at...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205144
DOI: 10.25911/5f4e2387f3fce
Embargoed until: 2020-09-01

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