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A Quasi-Scientific Method for Ethics

  • John Bacon

Abstract

All too commonly nowadays, the scientific and the humanistic spirits are felt to be embodied in “two cultures” faced off against one another. The split is widened by the advocacy of the one spirit to the exclusion of the other or vice versa by technocrats and counterculturists, respectively. Nothing could be farther from the position of Henry Margenau, who in his long career as philosopher and scientist has combined the values of a deeply humanistic commitment with an unabashed admiration for the capacity of natural science.

Keywords

Ethical Theory Ethical Code Language Game Correspondence Rule Appraisal Statement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Bacon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of History and PhilosophyYork College (CUNY)USA

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