Speculators, Prices, and Information

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Following the previous post on the role of speculators in markets, this is a more conceptual view of what is happening with the information system of prices in markets. We do not normally think of prices as communicating information, but … Read More

Jonathan Dancy: Moral Particularism

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In his SEP article presenting moral particularism, Jonathan Dancy defended particularism against “absolute” and “contributory” moral generalism.  Absolute moral generalism claims that a moral principle is “a universal claim to the effect that all actions of a certain type are … Read More

Gilbert Harmon: Moral Particularism and Transduction

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Gilbert Harmon considered two theories on the grounding of moral decisions, moral particularism and moral generalism.  Moral generalism holds that moral truths originate from general moral principles, or that reasonable or justified moral decisions are grounded in general moral principles.  … Read More

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