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Are Our Moral Beliefs Fully Determined by Evolution? a Response to Richard Joyce.

We have an evolutionary history that contains a genealogy of moral sense that was shaped by a non-moral cause (in that does not make reference to any facts about morality); namely, natural selection.

Moreover and given this evolutionary history, the beliefs about moral facts have been fully determined by the evolutionary influence of natural selection.

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Therefore, because of this influence, we have no reason to form positive moral beliefs nor think the ones we do form are correct.

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Anthony DiMauro

Anthony DiMauro

Anthony DiMauro is a freelance writer in New York City. J.D. Candidate. NYU philosophy alum. You can follow him on Twitter @AnthonyMDiMauro

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