Morality and Moorean Shifts

In an earlier post, I explained my views on morality, including my belief in moral fictionalism. Moral fictionalism as defined there entails moral nihilism. Unsurprisingly, then, I also believe in moral nihilism. It goes without saying that moral nihilism is not a popular position. Instead, most philosophers (and people in general) are moral realists. Although the […]

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Punishing Women Who Procure Abortions

Anti-abortion activists usually believe that the practice of abortion constitutes the murder of an innocent human being (or else something similarly heinous). Unsurprisingly, they also usually believe that the law should prohibit abortion in most—if not all—cases, just as it does for other murders. Of course, the successful enforcement of any law prohibiting abortion would […]

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Introduction to the Blog

Welcome to Nihilos, a blog exploring philosophy, religion, politics, and related matters from a nihilistic and skeptical perspective. We aren’t your conventional nihilists or skeptics, however, and this blog consequently isn’t a conventional nihilistic or skeptical blog either. We evade classification under a single ideology or school of thought, differ between one another on multiple […]

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