Notice that 15 does not say that consistent statements must actually be true at the same time. Pronouncements such as In so far as their only recourse to [the] world is through what they see and do, we may want to say that after a revolution scientists are responding to a different world Kuhn : and The very ease and rapidity with which astronomers saw new things when looking at old objects with old instruments may make us wish to say that, after Copernicus, astronomers lived in a different world Kuhn : were taken to suggest that not only standards of epistemic appraisal but even the data gathered by scientists were, to a significant extent, determined by governing paradigms and hence relative to them.
Utilitarianism: Overall View Utilitarianism is a philosophical view or theory about how we should evaluate a wide range of things that involve choices that people face.
It certainly seems so. As Putnam puts it: The suggestion … is that what is by commonsense standards the same situation can be described in many different ways, depending on how we use the words. You would also be physically incapable of stealing your neighbor's belongings.
It is not that they will contingently always do what is right and contingently always avoid what is wrong. Hackett, Here is a possible reason God might have for allowing natural evil: MSR2 God allowed natural evil to enter the world as part of Adam and Eve's punishment for their sin in the Garden of Eden.
Philosophers who reject the internalist thesis, i.