Griffith University Skeptics and Freethinkers

Science and Human Values

In Equality, Human Rights on November 11, 2010 at 12:15 PM

“Ethical concepts should be subject to the same scrutiny as are the concepts of science. Which means that ethical concepts are not absolute or everlasting, that they are not beyond challenge because they are held by faith, or by authority, or by the conviction that they are self-evident. It means that they must be tested by their consequences, by how they work out in practice, and if necessary modified, or reformulated or discarded.”

Jacob Bronowski. Science and Human Values. Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, 1958


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