Bill Meacham, Ph.D.

What's What: Philosophical Writings Bill Meacham got his college and university degrees in philosophy and then left that field to make his living as a programmer, software designer, project manager and requirements analyst. But he never quit thinking about the nature of reality and his place in it, the nature of human beings and how it makes sense to live our lives.

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Reassessing Morality

by Bill Meacham, Ph.D. in Bill Meacham, Ph.D.

One of the most intractable sources of conflict in human affairs is clashes of morality. No doubt there are plenty of other sources of conflict, such as resource scarcity, tribal animosity, sexual jealousy, emotional restimulation and more.

Ways to Say "Should"

by Bill Meacham, Ph.D. in Bill Meacham, Ph.D.

There is good reason to believe that moral entities do not exist objectively, because it is a matter of empirical fact that people disagree about them in a way that they do not disagree about physical reality.

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