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Old 11-17-2008, 10:50 AM
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Default Re: Even Further Beyond the Hart-Dworkin Debate

I guess this was interesting. Hard to say, really. It all seemed to be one big begging of the question (petitio principii) to me. That is, the positivist or conventionalist just says that any claim that moral reason makes turns out, upon inspection, to be another part of convention. The interesting question is whether this conventionalist claim about moral reason would also be extended to the claims of natural science and mathematics. I don't want to be too harsh, but maybe this wasn't really interesting. I would rather hear the same debate about Paul Feyerabend, I think.
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