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MORAL REALISM
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MORAL NIHILISM
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  1. Moral nihilism is the philosophy or ideology that there are no such things as right, wrong, good, or evil.
  2. Moral nihilism (also known as error theory) is the meta-ethical view that there are no moral facts, where facts are (roughly) true propositions.
  3. Usually, moral nihilism is defined as meaning nothing has value.

Error Theory

  1. Moral nihilism (also known as error theory) is the meta-ethical view that there are no moral facts, where facts are (roughly) true propositions.

Ethics

  1. Friedrich Nietzsche based his work on ethics on the rejection of Christianity and authority in general, or moral nihilism.

Morally Wrong

  1. According to Sinnott-Armstrong (2006a), moral nihilism is the thesis that "nothing is morally wrong" (§3.4).

Moral Realism

  1. My derivation of moral nihilism has as one of its premises that moral realism is true.

Humanist Ethics

  1. Clearly humanist ethics does not entail any moral nihilism.

Moral Nihilism

  1. Moral nihilism is the philosophy or ideology that there are no such things as right, wrong, good, or evil.
  2. Criticisms of moral nihilism come primarily from moral realists, which argue that there are positive moral truths.
  3. The essence of the criticism is that moral relativism is "really" moral nihilism or an error theory. (Web site)

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  1. Humanist Ethics
  2. Morally Wrong
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