Ethics and science.
Based on Reason, not custom, authority, feeling
Claim -assert something to be true, not necessarily based on fact
Ethics - Make claim about truth - Back up truth.
Objective truth - Not subjective.
Each side has its evidence - disagreement
Use reasoning to back up, defend claim
We think ethics are worth believing
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Evidence is overwhelming -- jury system
Reason and strong objection.
Why would a thoughtful person reject your position?
Test argument to severe criticism.
Want to hear something opposite to disagree with.
Medial school - Expectation of ethics
Dialogue and discussion
* Characteristics of ethics are possible to defend
Absurd - No claim is better than all others.
Ethics claim differ from science.
Empirical (Method) Normative
What is What ought to be
Obligate - fail to do
Separate facts from the ethical.
Bio ethical - is this life worth living?
Assume facts-(not to change)
Editorial make ethical claim
Normative or factual(Statement)
Poor people desire health care as good as rich - norm
Fact take survey Law is fact
What is verses what is
1st test fact verses normative claims.