Utilitas

Research Article

A Conflict in Common-Sense Moral Psychology

AARON Z. ZIMMERMANa1

a1 University of California, Santa Barbara azimmerman@philosophy.ucsb.edu

Abstract

Ordinary thinking about morality and rationality is inconsistent. To arrive at a view of morality that is as faithful to common thought as consistency will allow we must admit that it is not always irrational to knowingly act against the weight of reasons.