Paper Ideas: Qualitative Research and ELSI

From BrothersBrothers
  1. Public Opinion Polling and Normative Claims
    • The problem of democracy, the tyranny of the majority
  2. This is clearly an instance of is not leading to ought.
    • But my larger concern is not that is cannot lead necessarily to ought, but rather than when "is" is intended to inform the "ought", we need a framework for understanding how that translation should be made
  3. The growth of social scientific methods and virtue ethics both seemed to have grown out of the same discontent with principlist ethics.
    • Compare some of the critiques waged by both against that approach
  4. Virtue ethics provides a way to understand how empirical data lead to practice.