PATHS TO ETHICAL TRUTH

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PATHS TO ETHICAL TRUTH

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Running head: PATHS TO ETHICAL TRUTH1Paths to Ethical TruthName:Course code & title:Institution:Date:2Paths to Ethical TruthBlaise Pascal is widely respected as a moralist. However, it is evident, through his work,that an aspect of ethical theory is in play. Throughout his work, he depicts an axiological andintuitionist explanation of moral wrongdoing and subsequent judgement which culminates into avivid explanation of the three paths to ethical truth, that is; emotion, reason and intuition (Wood,2009). In this paper, I dwell majorly on the three aforementioned paths to ethical truth asexpounded on in William D. Woods Axiology, Self-deception, and Moral Wrongdoing inBlaise Pascals Pen-seesPascal holds that human beings, in general, seek to find stable happiness that is ladenwith aesthetic and moral value. As such, he portrays emotion as one of the paths to ethical andmoral truthfulness. To push his point home, he uses the heart as an analogy describing it as anemotive faculty that pulls together pertinent operations of human will and intellect. It is evidentthat the heart unites various cognitive, volitional and affective actions of an individua

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