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A Conflict in Hume’s Ethics

Hume has famously said that “Reason is, and ought to be, the slave of the passions.” Later on, he also said, “You cannot get an ‘ought’ from an ‘is.’” Doesn’t the second statement contradict his first statement? Any Hume scholarships … Continue reading

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