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Moral Naturalism

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[Revised entry by Matthew Lutz and James Lenman on May 30, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] While the term 'moral naturalism' has a number of different meanings, it is most frequently used to describe naturalistic versions of moral realism. Moral realists hold that there are objective, mind-independent facts and properties; moral naturalists hold that these objective, mind-independent moral facts are natural facts. 'Moral naturalism' can also be used as a label for views in normative ethics which hold that things are good if...

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