A Scientific Morality? Exploring the Possibility in the Thought of Jose Ortega y Gasset and John Dewey
Here's the introduction to my latest paper which gets into the possibility of a scientific morality in the thought of two 20th Century thinkers, John Dewey and Jose Ortega y Gasset. If you'd like to read more, send me a message or email!
th and 20th Centuries were a time of ideological upheaval. The Christian belief structures that informed the makeup of society in the West were overthrown in the name of a view of the world that denied the transcendent and only considered the material, tangible, and temporal. While it is possible for science to flourish within this new Materialist worldview, there is a difficult problem of understanding the realm of specifically human moral values. The goal of this paper is to contrast two early 20th"