The Seven Universal Rules of Morality

Is morality a human universal?

Are you a moral realist or a constructivist about morality? Okay, fancy philosophical jargon for: do you think moral truths are universal and mind-independent, that they “exist out there,” so to speak; or do you think morality is an arbitrary construct of human beings, tightly connected to specific cultural places and times? As I’ve argued before, there actually is a third way, which — not surprisingly — is the one taken…



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