Why do we have children?

  What do children mean to you? Under what conditions would you have a child, or not have a child? How should we think about children? These questions have been on my mind lately, not just because of violence and unrest around the world, but because we need to make a decision about whether to …

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The naturalistic fallacy of Pinker and Haidt’s ethics

Does an ethics based in evolutionary psychology rest on a naturalistic fallacy? Thomas de Zengotita makes the case in an article entitled "Ethics and the Limits of Evolutionary Psychology"  (Spring 2013, Hedgehog Review) In After Virtue, Alasdair MacIntyre offers a hilarious portrayal of philosopher G. E. Moore at Bloomsbury convincing his enraptured audience (it was …

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