David Enoch (left) and Mark Schroeder (right) on moral realism.
Enoch and Schroeder are moral realists of different kinds: Schroeder defends a form of naturalist reductionism, while Enoch defends a form of Moorean non-naturalism. In this conversation, they compare their two brands of realism, discuss their shared opposition to error theories and expressivism, and address a few of the standard objections to realism. Then (at 53:40) they reveal their answers to a question that should be disturbing to any realist: If it turns out that realism is false, what would you believe instead?
TOC and chapter abstracts from Taking Morality Seriously: A Defense of Robust Realism (forthcoming)
“The Epistemological Challenge to Metanormative Realism” (2009)
“An Outline of an Argument for Robust Metanormative Realism” (2007)
Jamie Dreier and Mark Schroeder (PTV)