Unformatted text preview: o Considerations that support moral Scepticism: 1. the relativity or variability of some important starting points of moral thinking and their apparent dependence on actual was of life. 2. The metaphysical peculiarity of the supposed objective values, in that they would have to be intrinsically action-guiding and motivating. 3. The problem of how such values could be consequential upon natural features. 4. the corresponding epistemological difficulty of accounting for our knowledge of value entities or features and of their links with the features on which they would be consequential. 5. The possibility of explaining how even if there were no such objective values people not only might have come to suppose that there are but also might persist in the belief....
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- Spring '08
- Philosophy, moral skepticism, objective values, objective moral values.