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Ethics: Promising Against the Evidence #2

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Berislav Marušić (Brandeis University) continues his discussion of promises to do difficult things, such as the promise to spend the rest of one's life with someone. Beri presents four possible responses to the problem of promising against the evidence, and explains why each is problematic.

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    Ponder this. Your significant other and you are being held at gunpoint. You are given an option. Break up or watch them die. Which option is more faithful? Being with someone else or causing their death?
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