Ethics & Epistemology

The ethics (or lack thereof) of belief

Is it morally wrong to believe something without, or even in spite, of the evidence?

A shipowner was about to send to sea a ship with immigrants on board. He knew that she was old, and not well built to begin with; that she had seen many seas and storms, and often had needed…



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Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at