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Single Idea 23515

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / A. Ethics Foundations / 2. Source of Ethics / d. Biological ethics]

Full Idea

Human exceptionalism has repeatedly plagued biology, and has darkened the history of human thought everywhere.

Gist of Idea

Human exceptionalism plagues biology, and most other human thinking


Anil Seth (Being You [2021], I.2)

Book Reference

Seth,Anil: 'Being You: new science of consciousness' [Faber 2022], p.46

A Reaction

I increasingly agree with this, as much in philosophy as in biology. We really need to get used to our place in evolution.