Podcast: Sharon Hewitt Rawlette on metaethics and utilitarianism

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On this episode of the Utilitarian Podcast I talk with Sharon Hewitt Rawlette about the metaethical thesis of her book The Feeling of Value, which centers around normative qualia. We touch upon perspectival bias, pain and pleasure, how to construct a robust moral realism, the is-ought distinction, the open question argument, evolutionary debunking arguments, the experience machine, the repugnant conclusion, the best argument against utilitarianism and whether we have made moral progress all things considered.