Category : IS-OUGHT

naturalism

NATURALISM

NATURALISM – Reasoning that a conclusion ‘Ought’ to be true based on the way the world ‘Is.’ A common example of naturalism is arguing that dairy is bad for people because it is not natural for humans to eat it. This is…

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moralism

MORALISM

MORALISM – Inferring a conclusion ‘Is’ based on the way the world ‘Ought’ to be.  This is the opposite of the naturalistic fallacy. Naturalism reasons that war is okay because human beings have a natural proclivity towards violence. Moralism reasons that human beings cannot have…

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