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Very Bad Wizards

Sep 20, 2012

Dave allows Tamler to rant about Sam Harris’s strawman attacks on moral relativism before launching into discussion about revenge, justice, True Grit, and Michael Dukakis. Though they differ on many issues, Tamler and Dave agree that it’s hard to satirize a guy with shiny boots.  


Sam Harris in the Huffington...

Sep 8, 2012

Tamler and Dave discuss recent work in philosophy and psychology about the differences in moral values and practices across cultures. We talk about the implications of moral diversity: does  it mean that we cannot criticize that practices of other cultures? How should we regard moral disagreement? Are there objective...

Sep 1, 2012

Tamler and David discuss whether giving up our belief in free will makes us more likely to abandon our moral standards. 


“You Can’t Handle the Truth!” 

Jesse Bering “Scientists say free will probably doesn’t exist, but urge: “Don’t stop believing!”  Excellent accessible description of the Vohs and...