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by Magritte
Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Are Symbols "primary"?
Replies: 56
Views: 35530

Re: Are Symbols "primary"?

Interesting. I'll think about it over the weekend. Can't promise anything bc I have family visiting.

But on first blush - met, this school of thought seems so revanchist, parasitic. A case of Nietzschean ressentiment? One thinks of all the enamel lost in tooth-grinding at all the little seminars.
by Magritte
Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Are Symbols "primary"?
Replies: 56
Views: 35530

Re: Are Symbols "primary"?

Interesting. I'll think about it over the weekend. Can't promise anything bc I have family visiting.

But on first blush - met, this school of thought seems so revanchist, parasitic. A case of Nietzschean ressentiment? One thinks of all the enamel lost in tooth-grinding at all the little seminars.
by Magritte
Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

Metacrock wrote:did you make that chart youself
No, I screen capped it from the electronic version of Haidt's book.
by Magritte
Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

Metacrock wrote:did you make that chart youself
No, I screen capped it from the electronic version of Haidt's book.
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

(2) He still confuses is with ought, offers no way to say X should be done His work is largely descriptive. He's in the business of finding out why we feel / think that X should be done. It's not (so far) about meta ethics. He does discuss at one point how you ought to approach communication with s...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

(2) He still confuses is with ought, offers no way to say X should be done His work is largely descriptive. He's in the business of finding out why we feel / think that X should be done. It's not (so far) about meta ethics. He does discuss at one point how you ought to approach communication with s...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

I've been reading the preface to the book imn look inside the book on amazom . it appear that he asserts the inanimate nature of morality based upon kids figuring our rules. No, that's the position he's critiquing. Haidt thinks we have five innate moral "taste buds" that are shaped by culture, that...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics
Replies: 12
Views: 7625

Re: Ethical naturalism" contra scientific ethics

I've been reading the preface to the book imn look inside the book on amazom . it appear that he asserts the inanimate nature of morality based upon kids figuring our rules. No, that's the position he's critiquing. Haidt thinks we have five innate moral "taste buds" that are shaped by culture, that...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Are Symbols "primary"?
Replies: 56
Views: 35530

Are Symbols "primary"?

met kept bringing this up in my R. Scott Bakker thread.

met, I'd like you to unpack that a little. To me it sounds like magical thinking. Please explain what you mean by the primacy of symbols.
by Magritte
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Are Symbols "primary"?
Replies: 56
Views: 35530

Are Symbols "primary"?

met kept bringing this up in my R. Scott Bakker thread.

met, I'd like you to unpack that a little. To me it sounds like magical thinking. Please explain what you mean by the primacy of symbols.