Forum Philosophicum

Volume 17, Issue 1, Spring 2012

Mark McLeod-Harrison
Pages 89-103

Relaxed Naturalism and Caring About the Truth

Can our caring about truth be rooted in “relaxed” naturalism? I argue that it cannot. In order to care about truth we need the universe to be capable of providing non-adventitious good, which relaxed naturalism cannot do. I use Michael Lynch’s work as a springboard to showing this claim.