Political philosophy is applied ethical philosophy. All political questions have their foundations in matter of right and wrong, of how we ought to live—and how we can live together.
On today’s episode, Trevor and Aaron discuss their differing approaches to thinking about ethical theories and the role moral philosophy plays in how we approach thinking about thorny political issues. We begin, however, with the question of human reason and its limits. What we can know, and how we can know it, and whether our arguments hook on to objective facts about reality turns out to matter quite a lot for how we then think about morality and politics.
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