“The Stupidity of Dignity”

Steven Pinker has a very good essay on The New Republic online, “The Stupidity of Dignity.” It examines the uselessness of the concept of dignity in bioethics, particularly the Catholic-inflected “theocon” version of bioethics that has become very influential in the US government.

Naturalism, Theism, and Moral Ontology: A Reply to William Lane Craig
Debate 101
Adamson's Cru[de] Arguments for God - Part 2
Moral Arguments for God and Coining a Name for a Common but Fallacious Objection
About Taner Edis

Professor of physics at Truman State University


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