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Mo­ral Philosophy

The Mo­ral Philos­o­phy tag is very wide-rang­ing, and can be used alongside more spe­cific tags like Longter­mism (Philos­o­phy).

[Question] Is it suffer­ing or in­vol­un­tary suffer­ing that’s bad, and when is it (in­vol­un­tary) suffer­ing?

MichaelStJules
22 Jun 2020 16:41 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Mak­ing de­ci­sions when both morally and em­piri­cally uncertain

MichaelA
2 Jan 2020 7:08 UTC
17 points
4 comments20 min readEA link

Mak­ing de­ci­sions un­der moral uncertainty

MichaelA
1 Jan 2020 13:02 UTC
41 points
5 comments17 min readEA link

Mo­ral­ity vs re­lated concepts

MichaelA
10 Feb 2020 8:02 UTC
14 points
2 comments8 min readEA link

Mo­ral Anti-Real­ism Se­quence #2: Why Real­ists and Anti-Real­ists Disagree

Lukas_Gloor
5 Jun 2020 7:51 UTC
53 points
28 comments24 min readEA link

Utili­tar­i­anism with and with­out ex­pected utility

Aaron Gertler
24 Jul 2020 6:40 UTC
27 points
4 comments4 min readEA link
(davidmccarthy.org)

The most im­por­tant un­solved prob­lems in ethics

William_MacAskill
15 Oct 2012 2:28 UTC
12 points
0 commentsEA link

Mo­ral Anti-Real­ism Se­quence #3: Against Irre­ducible Normativity

Lukas_Gloor
9 Jun 2020 14:38 UTC
37 points
22 comments33 min readEA link

Mo­ral cir­cles: De­grees, di­men­sions, visuals

MichaelA
24 Jul 2020 4:04 UTC
49 points
10 comments13 min readEA link

Launch­ing Utili­tar­i­anism.net: An In­tro­duc­tory On­line Text­book on Utilitarianism

Darius_Meissner
9 Mar 2020 17:13 UTC
82 points
27 comments7 min readEA link

New book — “Suffer­ing-Fo­cused Ethics: Defense and Im­pli­ca­tions”

MagnusVinding
31 May 2020 9:27 UTC
86 points
18 comments3 min readEA link

Com­par­i­sons of Ca­pac­ity for Welfare and Mo­ral Sta­tus Across Species

Jason Schukraft
18 May 2020 0:42 UTC
93 points
59 comments59 min readEA link

How to Mea­sure Ca­pac­ity for Welfare and Mo­ral Status

Jason Schukraft
1 Jun 2020 15:01 UTC
65 points
19 comments41 min readEA link

Mo­ral Anti-Real­ism Se­quence #4: Why the Mo­ral Real­ism Wager Fails

Lukas_Gloor
14 Jun 2020 13:33 UTC
21 points
12 comments11 min readEA link

High stakes in­stru­men­tal­ism and billion­aire philanthropy

Halstead
19 Jul 2020 19:19 UTC
55 points
10 comments4 min readEA link

My Meta-Ethics and Pos­si­ble Im­pli­ca­tions for EA

jacobpfau
4 Aug 2020 1:29 UTC
7 points
20 comments8 min readEA link
(jacobpfau.github.io)

The Nar­row­ing Cir­cle (Gw­ern)

Aaron Gertler
11 Feb 2019 23:50 UTC
39 points
15 commentsEA link

[Question] What are the lead­ing cri­tiques of “longter­mism” and re­lated concepts

AlasdairGives
30 May 2020 10:54 UTC
40 points
26 comments1 min readEA link

Ex ante pri­ori­tar­i­anism and nega­tive-lean­ing util­i­tar­i­anism do not over­ride in­di­vi­d­ual interests

MichaelStJules
4 Jul 2019 23:56 UTC
10 points
13 comments3 min readEA link

Defend­ing the Pro­cre­ation Asym­me­try with Con­di­tional Interests

MichaelStJules
13 Oct 2019 18:49 UTC
24 points
10 comments8 min readEA link

[Question] What are the best ar­gu­ments for an ex­clu­sively he­do­nis­tic view of value?

MichaelStJules
19 Oct 2019 4:11 UTC
7 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Con­di­tional in­ter­ests, asym­me­tries and EA priorities

MichaelStJules
21 Oct 2019 6:13 UTC
18 points
23 comments14 min readEA link

Prac­ti­cal ethics given moral uncertainty

William_MacAskill
31 Jan 2012 5:00 UTC
10 points
0 commentsEA link

Harsanyi’s sim­ple “proof” of utilitarianism

Ben_West
20 Feb 2020 15:27 UTC
48 points
38 comments4 min readEA link

Wor­ld­view uncertainty

Ronja_Lutz
16 May 2018 14:02 UTC
15 points
7 commentsEA link

Ex­pected value un­der nor­ma­tive uncertainty

G Gordon Worley III
8 Jun 2020 15:45 UTC
14 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(philpapers.org)

Com­plete archive of the Feli­ci­fia forum

Louis_Francini
30 May 2020 10:14 UTC
79 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Mo­ral Anti-Real­ism Se­quence #1: What Is Mo­ral Real­ism?

Lukas_Gloor
22 May 2018 15:49 UTC
60 points
26 comments31 min readEA link

Mo­ral Anti-Real­ism Se­quence #5: Me­taeth­i­cal Fa­nat­i­cism (Dialogue)

Lukas_Gloor
17 Jun 2020 12:33 UTC
22 points
10 comments15 min readEA link

Alice Red­fern: Mo­ral weights in the de­vel­op­ing world — IDin­sight’s Benefi­ciary Prefer­ences Project

EA Global Transcripts
29 Jun 2020 14:02 UTC
16 points
0 comments16 min readEA link

[Question] Is it pos­si­ble, and if so how, to ar­rive at ‘strong’ EA con­clu­sions with­out the use of util­i­tar­ian prin­ci­ples?

imansyed0
12 Jul 2020 13:46 UTC
6 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Can you have an ego­is­tic prefer­ence about your own birth?

Mati_Roy
16 Jul 2020 3:14 UTC
5 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

In­tegrity for consequentialists

Paul_Christiano
14 Nov 2016 20:56 UTC
39 points
14 commentsEA link

Prin­cipia Qualia: blueprint for a new cause area, con­scious­ness re­search with an eye to­ward ethics and x-risk

MikeJohnson
9 Dec 2016 5:47 UTC
28 points
50 commentsEA link

Utility Cascades

Aaron Gertler
29 Jul 2020 7:16 UTC
25 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(academic.oup.com)

EA read­ing list: moral un­cer­tainty, moral co­op­er­a­tion, and val­ues spreading

richard_ngo
3 Aug 2020 9:21 UTC
13 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

EA read­ing list: pop­u­la­tion ethics, in­finite ethics, an­thropic ethics

richard_ngo
3 Aug 2020 9:22 UTC
25 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

EA read­ing list: suffer­ing-fo­cused ethics

richard_ngo
3 Aug 2020 9:40 UTC
35 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Toby Ord: Selected quo­ta­tions on ex­is­ten­tial risk

Aaron Gertler
6 Aug 2020 17:41 UTC
24 points
0 comments38 min readEA link
(theprecipice.com)

At­tempt at un­der­stand­ing the role of moral philos­o­phy in moral progress

alexhill
28 Oct 2019 16:32 UTC
32 points
8 comments5 min readEA link

EA read­ing list: util­i­tar­i­anism and consciousness

richard_ngo
7 Aug 2020 19:32 UTC
16 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Hi, I’m Luke Muehlhauser. AMA about Open Philan­thropy’s new re­port on con­scious­ness and moral patienthood

lukeprog
28 Jun 2017 15:49 UTC
18 points
66 commentsEA link

[Question] Is there a clear writeup sum­ma­riz­ing the ar­gu­ments for why deep ecol­ogy is wrong?

Linch
25 Oct 2019 7:53 UTC
11 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

De­scrip­tive Pop­u­la­tion Ethics and Its Rele­vance for Cause Prioritization

David_Althaus
3 Apr 2018 13:31 UTC
43 points
7 comments13 min readEA link

It’s Not Hard to Be Mo­rally Ex­cel­lent; You Just Choose Not To Be

Aaron Gertler
24 Aug 2020 6:23 UTC
48 points
11 comments5 min readEA link
(schwitzsplinters.blogspot.com)

New pod­cast about metaethics and util­i­tar­i­anism with Sharon He­witt Rawlette

Gus Docker
29 Aug 2020 17:07 UTC
11 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Act util­i­tar­i­anism: crite­rion of right­ness vs. de­ci­sion procedure

Askell
18 Jan 2017 23:49 UTC
27 points
5 commentsEA link

Life Satis­fac­tion and its Discontents

MichaelPlant
25 Sep 2020 7:54 UTC
43 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

[Link] “Aver­age util­i­tar­i­anism im­plies solip­sis­tic ego­ism” (Tarsney 2020)

Milan_Griffes
29 Apr 2020 20:54 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] CU & ex­treme suffering

Milton
21 May 2020 11:44 UTC
1 point
5 comments1 min readEA link

Vive la Différence? Struc­tural Diver­sity as a Challenge for Me­tanor­ma­tive Theories

G Gordon Worley III
26 May 2020 0:45 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(philpapers.org)

The Value of a Life

So8res
17 Feb 2015 17:33 UTC
11 points
9 commentsEA link

[Question] Why al­tru­ism at all?

Singleton
12 Jul 2020 22:04 UTC
−2 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Book Re­view: Deon­tol­ogy by Jeremy Bentham

ketchupduck
12 Aug 2020 13:45 UTC
44 points
8 comments16 min readEA link

Against the So­cial Dis­count Rate (Cowen & Parfit) - Weak refutations

Jorgen_Ljones
12 Aug 2020 15:06 UTC
28 points
3 comments5 min readEA link

Meta-Prefer­ence Utilitarianism

Bob Jacobs
5 Feb 2020 19:14 UTC
7 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Non-Con­se­quen­tial­ist Con­sid­er­a­tions For Cause-Pri­oritza­tion Part 1

Parker_Whitfill
28 Nov 2018 22:22 UTC
14 points
2 commentsEA link

New book: Mo­ral Uncer­tainty by MacAskill, Ord & Bykvist

frankieaw
10 Sep 2020 16:22 UTC
84 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Ex­pected value the­ory is fa­nat­i­cal, but that’s a good thing

HaydenW
21 Sep 2020 8:48 UTC
46 points
11 comments5 min readEA link