For the past two months, I’ve been hearing people going on about Chat GPT, the AI system that apparently does a better job at natural language communication than any other program (https://chat.openai.com). You give it a prompt, and it produces grammatically correct sentences…
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Here, I explain the proof of the Repugnant Conclusion.* [* Based on “In Defence of Repugnance,” Mind 117 (2008): 899-933.] 1. The “Repugnant” Conclusion…
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Recap from two previous posts: The basic problem of human social life: People are selfish. How do we stop them causing enormous amounts of harm to…
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Here, I explain how ethical intuitionism could lead to revisionary ethical views. [*Based on: “Revisionary Intuitionism,” Social Philosophy & Policy 25…
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The basic problem of government, from my previous post: Government officials are selfish. Some government actions harm other people but benefit…
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Here, I resolve Moore’s Paradox and identify the norm of belief.* [* Based on: “Moore’s Paradox and the Norm of Belief” in Themes from G. E. Moore, ed…
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A few weeks ago, I was at an anarchist/Christmas-oriented event called “Santarchy” in Austin (from which I share a few photos here). Oddly, I was the…
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Update (12/20/22): The paperback of Understanding Knowledge is out! Amazon (glossy cover): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BJY9J6M9/ Barnes & Noble (matte…
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