Single Idea 22203

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. Value / 1. Nature of Value / b. Fact and value]

Full Idea

From facts follow always nothing but facts.

Gist of Idea

Only facts follow from facts


Edmund Husserl (Ideas: intro to pure phenomenology [1913], I.1.008)

Book Reference

Husserl,Edmund: 'Ideas: general introduction to pure phenomenology', ed/tr. Boyce Gibson,W [Routledge 2012], p.19

A Reaction

I presume objective possibilities follow from facts, so this doesn't sound strictly correct. I sounds like a nice slogan for those desiring to keep facts separate from values. [on p.53 he comments on fact/value]