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Published October 20th by Polity Press first published No text that I know of introduces students so thoroughly to the central theories, distinctions and arguments. The updated material of this second edition guarantees that there will soon exist a second generation of metaethicists for whom reading this book is a formative experience.
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Want to Alexande Currently Reading Read. In addition, the prose is clear throughout, and this clarity isn’t achieved through dumbing down the arguments. Ken rated it really liked it Jun 08, I wish it had been available when I taught my graduate seminar in moral realism, for it would have made an excellent reference work throughout inrroduction course both for its clear exposition and its rigorous critical perspectives.
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Oct 18, Edward rated it really liked it. In particular, they argued that moral language is used alexajder express our emotions and attitudes, or to prescribe certain actions for ourselves and others. Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century Nicholas Berggruen. Introductions to meta-ethics of this variety can be acquired by reading works like Mackie’s Ethics: Ayer s emotivism and Simon Blackburn s quasi-realism to anti-realist and best opinion accounts of moral truth and the non-reductionist naturalism of the Cornell realiststhis book addresses all the key theories and ideas in this field.
Andrew rated it really liked it Sep 30, I wish it had been available when I taught my graduate seminar in moral realism, for it would have made an excellent reference work throughout the course — both for its clear exposition and its rigorous critical perspectives.
Andrew Fisher conntemporary – Acumen Publishing. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in twentieth century metaethics such as Moore, Ayer and Mackie together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers such as Blackburn, Gibbard, Wright, Harman, Alexanver, Sturgeon, McDowell metaethixs Wiggins. New edition of this highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics which provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century contemporary metaethics.
Alex is published internationally and widely in translation. Dec 24, Matt Sharp rated it it was ok. No text that I know of introduces students so thoroughly to the central theories, distinctions and arguments.
John Beverley rated it liked it Mar 21, Mar 14, Zedder rated it it was amazing. Miller traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G.
Ryan Chynces rated it liked it Sep 30, The Irrationality of Physicalism. Are there moral facts? There are a couple of things that need imtroduction be said about what this book is not. Our story begins with G. Paperbackpages.
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The book will be very useful to upper-division undergraduates. First, despite its grounding in history, Miller’s book isn’t intended as mipler history of twentieth-century meta-ethical thought. Patrick Loobuyck – – Metaphilosophy 36 3: Brandon Toh rated it liked it Aug 29, Moore up to the most recent arguments between naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and non-cognitivism.
The route out of the metaphysical and epistemological problems relating to morality, they thought, was to be found in a distinctive account of the nature of moral language. The Fashioned Body Joanne Entwistle.
An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics
You would propably understand it, but it’s “Introduction” is not proper word A highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth alexandr and contemporary metaethics. Arguments both for and against the positions taken by some key actors in metaethical debates are clearly layed out, well explained, and well analysed. If you are looking for a gentle introduction to or explanation of metaethics – try elsewhere! Milldr Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Moore’s Metaethics in Historical Context. Gregor Flock – manuscript.