Mere Goodness collects three sequences of blog posts on human value: “Fake Preferences” (on failed attempts at theories of value), “Value Theory” [this sequence] (on obstacles to developing a new theory, and some intuitively desirable features of such a theory), and “Quantified Humanism” (on the tricky question of how we should apply such theories to our ordinary moral intuitions and decision-making).
- Where Recursive Justification Hits Bottom
- My Kind of Reflection
- No Universally Compelling Arguments
- Created Already in Motion
- Sorting Pebbles into Correct Heaps
- 2-Place and 1-Place Words
- What Would You Do Without Morality?
- Changing Your Metaethics
- Could Anything Be Right?
- Morality as Fixed Computation
- Magical Categories
- The True Prisoner’s Dilemma
- Sympathetic Minds
- High Challenge
- Serious Stories
- Value is Fragile
- The Gift We Give to Tomorrow