David Plunkett will be the faculty leader for next year's program. Click here for more info on the program. Professor Plunkett's course will be:
PHIL 50.24 Moral Epistemology
Ethical disagreements range from the ethics of abortion to foundational questions about the basic structure of ethics (such as whether or not consequentialism is true). What is the significance of such disagreements for deciding what to believe in ethics? Do moral disagreements provide support for moral skepticism? How, if at all, can we make progress in ethical inquiry? Parallel questions, as they arise in other domains (e.g. mathematics, political philosophy, and epistemology itself) will be examined.