📰 Last Thoughts on Virtue Ethics
Author: Scott Alexander
Full Title: Last Thoughts on Virtue Ethics
We can use our intuitive morality to determine we should not go around murdering little kids for no reason. This is good. But as a consequence, no one is remotely interested in the question of whether we should go around murdering little kids for no reason. No one goes to moral philosophers to ask that question. The very fact that it is solvable by intuitive ethics means that it is a solved problem.