moral futurism

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Noun[edit]

moral futurism (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) The moral stance of accepting that moral system that is probably going to be dominant in the future.
    • 2001, Robert C. Tucker, Philosophy & Myth in Karl Marx[1]:
      Hegelian moral positivism, according to Popper, holds that whatever historically is is right, whereas Marxist moral futurism holds that whatever inevitably will be in history is, for that very reason, right.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is rare.