Rescuing Jerry from (Basic) Principles
15 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010
Date Written: July 9, 2010
I will say something on two or three related but distinct topics. First, something on the grounding of normative beliefs, a topic – as I see it – in moral epistemology, and then after a brief remark on explanation, something against a certain understanding of basic principles. My observations were prompted by reflection on Jerry’s desire to rescue justice from the facts.
Keywords: Jerry Cohen, Grounding Normative Beliefs, Explanation, Basic Principles
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