Paradox and tragedy in human morality

International Political Science Review 15 (347):378 (1994)
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Abstract

An evolutionary approach to ethics supports, to some extent, the sceptical meta-ethics found by some of the Greek sophists and Nietzsche. On the other hand, a modern naturalistic account on the origin and nature of morality, leads to somewhat different conclusions. This is demonstrated with an answer to three philosophical questions: does real freedom exist?, does the good, or real virtue, exist?, does life have a meaning?

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Pouwel Slurink
University of Nijmegen (PhD)

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