Objective Moral Facts

Some articles on moral, objective moral facts:

Moralist - Philosophy - Realism and Anti-realism
... are broadly divided into two classes Moral realism is the class of theories which hold that there are true moral statements that report objective moral facts ... they might concede that forces of social conformity significantly shape individuals' "moral" decisions, they deny that those cultural norms and customs define morally right behavior ... view propounded by ethical naturalists, however not all moral realists accept that position (e.g ...

Famous quotes containing the words facts, objective and/or moral:

    These facts have always suggested to man the sublime creed that the world is not the product of manifold power, but of one will, of one mind; and that one mind is everywhere active, in each ray of the star, in each wavelet of the pool; and whatever opposes that will is everywhere balked and baffled, because things are made so, and not otherwise.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Children should know there are limits to family finances or they will confuse “we can’t afford that” with “they don’t want me to have it.” The first statement is a realistic and objective assessment of a situation, while the other carries an emotional message.
    Jean Ross Peterson (20th century)

    The end of all moral speculations is to teach us our duty; and, by proper representations of the deformity of vice and beauty of virtue, beget correspondent habits, and engage us to avoid the one, and embrace the other.
    David Hume (1711–1776)