Reason and Commitment Class 6

Galilean physics though nave realism is misleading

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Unformatted text preview: Consequences of scepticism: ! Suspension of epistemic judgement: we cannot trust our senses ! Religious fideism: no rational grounds for belief in any religious doctrine ! Suspension of moral and political judgement: there is no such thing as distinctive moral and political intelligence (Aristotle’s phronesis). The variety and conflicting nature of moral and religious beliefs thus encourages ! obedience to local usage and custom ! the primacy of “Machiavellian...
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This document was uploaded on 02/14/2014 for the course ASPO 1370A at Sciences Po.

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