Essays about: "Moral philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 essays containing the words Moral philosophy.

  1. 1. History, Progress, Morality : An Inquiry on the Metaethics of Moral Progress

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jacob Gustavsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Philosophy; Moral Progress; Metaethics; Moral Relativism; Moral Realism; Moral Convictions; Moral Skepticism;

    Abstract : In this essay, I examine the interplay between history, progress, and morality, as it is discussed explicitly or implicitly in the metaethical literature. At first sight, it is perhaps intuitive that these three are necessarily intertwined and mutually dependent, as if they were casually connected. READ MORE

  2. 2. Copyright and Non-Fungible Tokens : This Is Not an NFT

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Linnea Kjellberg; [2023]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between NFTs and copyright. The discussion is centred around the three themes of protection, infringement, and agreements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating the Paradox : Moral Intuitions, Evolutionary Critiques & Philosophical Implications

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Pontus Frost; [2023]
    Keywords : Moral Intuitions; Evolutionary Critiques; cultural Critiques; Darwinian Dilemma; Paradox; Paradox; Moraliska intuitioner; evolutionär kritik; kulturell kritik;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I explore moral intuition as an epistemological tool for constructing moral systems, focusing specifically on the challenges arising from evolutionary and cultural biases. This thesis will consider and discuss Michael Huemer's Ethical Intuitionism, Peter Singer's critique of moral intuitions, and Sharon Street's Darwinian Dilemma, I consider some possible defenses and counterarguments concerning the reliability of moral intuitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Boredom and Moral Decay : Oscar Wilde's Criticism of the Baudelairean Dandy in The Picture of Dorian Gray

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Nora Pettersson; [2023]
    Keywords : The Picture of Dorian Gray; ennui; Baudelaire; Wilde;

    Abstract : This essay examines the role of ennui in Dorian Gray’s moral decline in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. By applying Charles Baudelaire’s concept of ennui as the malady of the modern age and his promotion of dandyism as an escape from the “immoral” modern utilitarian society, it argues that Wilde challenges Baudelaire’s philosophy since Dorian suffers from depression as a result of yielding to all of his desires. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethics after the Apocalypse : Teaching Right and Wrong through and Analysis of Cormac McCarthy's The Road

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Rim Winssi; [2023]
    Keywords : Cormac McCarthy; The Road; Ethics; Consequentialism; Deontology; Virtue Ethics; Swedish National Agency of Education; English; Philosophy; Upper-secondary school;

    Abstract : In our world and our modern society, we have laws, ethics, morality, and religion that guide us, teaching us the basic principles of what is right and what is wrong, and what is good and what is bad. However, what would happen if all of these guides suddenly cease to exist? In Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, this is exactly what happens. READ MORE