How to decide on the kind of person we want to be
Keywords:Absolutism of principles. Moral skepticism. Reflexive attitude.
AbstractThis paper discusses the idea of an intermediary position between the “absolutism of principles” and “moral scepticism”. Following a denomination suggested by Wilson Mendonça, I will call intermediary position “reflexive attitude”. The reflexive attitude seeks to construct the objectivity of moral principles through an examination of desires, beliefs, and values, which, actually, motivate individuals at large.
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