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COMING SOON: Naturalistic Theories of Life After Death by Dr. Eric Steinhart

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: Naturalistic Theories of Life After Death by Dr. Eric Steinhart … Provisional Abstract: After rejecting substance dualism, some naturalists embrace patternism. It states that persons are bodies and that bodies are material machines running abstract person-programs. Following Aristotle, these person-programs are souls. Patternists adopt four-dimensionalist theories of persistence: … Continue reading

COMING SOON: Evolutionary Debunking of Moral Realism by Prof. Katia Vavova

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: Evolutionary Debunking of Moral Realism by Prof. Katia Vavova … Provisional Abstract: Evolutionary debunking arguments move from a premise about the influence of evolutionary forces on our moral beliefs to a skeptical conclusion about those beliefs. My primary aim is to clarify this empirically grounded epistemological challenge. I … Continue reading

COMING SOON: Hindering Harm and Preserving Purity: How Can Moral Psychology Save the Planet? by Mr. Joshua Rottman

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: Hindering Harm and Preserving Purity: How Can Moral Psychology Save the Planet? by Mr. Joshua Rottman … Provisional Abstract: The issues of climate change and environmental degradation elicit diverse responses. This paper explores how an understanding of human moral psychology might be used to motivate conservation efforts. Moral … Continue reading