Re: MD Re: Is Morality relative?

From: Platt Holden (
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 14:43:21 GMT

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    > I thought logic and truth of the matter were independent issues in
    > syllogisms, some assumptions are good to run away from
    > All men are moral
    > Hitler is a man.
    > Therefore Hitler is moral

    Your'e absolutely right. :-) But once you have a reasonable premise based
    on experience, logical consistency is indispensable to philosophy. To
    quote a familiar metaphysician:

    "The tests of truth are logical consistency, agreement with experience,
    and economy of explanation." (Lila, 8)


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