The Problem with Sam Harris’ Moral Theory

August 12, 2019 — Leave a comment

In the last several years, however, the neuroscientist, political commentator, and podcaster Sam Harris has repeatedly argued that Hume was wrong. He suggests that you can, in fact, infer an “ought” from an “is.”

Harris promises the possibility of being able to conclude from facts about the world that there is indeed a right and wrong, a good and bad. Ultimately, though, it’s a promise he can’t keep.

 

https://arcdigital.media/the-problem-with-sam-harris-moral-theory-ed20c833e039

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