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If there are no general moral truths, the object of I scientific ethics cannot be to fix rules for human conduct, the aim of all science being the discovery of some truth.
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Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity.
November 20, 1862
September 3, 1939
Edvard Alexander Westermarck was a Finnish philosopher and sociologist. Among other subjects, he studied exogamy and the incest taboo.
The History of Human Marriage (1891)
Ritual and Belief in Morocco (1926)
Ethical Relativity (1932)
Christianity and morals (1939)
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