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    12-02-2019, 07:26 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    What I understand Rawls to be saying is that here is a proposal of how to get around clashing metaphysical doctrines, or as he calls them...
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    11-29-2019, 01:19 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    I don't know enough about it to comment. I know he was heavily influenced by Aristotle and his Nichomachean Ethics. Glancing at the SEP page, it...
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    11-24-2019, 02:29 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    Perhaps if you had read my previous post, you might have noted that I also don't believe in "original sin"! I read the original sin story as an...
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    11-21-2019, 01:01 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    Metaethics has nothing to do with limiting the complexity or nuance of 'our human reality' anymore than physics limits the complexity and nuance of...
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    11-20-2019, 01:47 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    I agree with you that morality is largely context-dependent and it's not helpful to impose a reductionist, binary system upon it. That's why I tend...
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    11-13-2019, 04:29 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread Original sin in Philosophy 201
    If I understand your point, I don't accept the idea of original sin literally but as a metaphor for what every person goes through in terms of...
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