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Metaethics : a contemporary introduction

Author: Mark Steven Van Roojen
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Series: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Providing a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates, this text introduces a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics and moral psychology. From there, author Mark van Roojen discusses the many positions in metaethics that people will take in reaction to these puzzles.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Steven Van Roojen
ISBN: 9780415894418 0415894417 9780415894425 0415894425
OCLC Number: 902936642
Description: xiii, 310 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments, p.xiii --
1. A Brief Introduction, p.1 --
2. A Subject Matter for Ethics, p.9 --
3. Moral Epistemology and the Empirical Under-Determination of Ethical Theory, p.37 --
4. The Practicality of Morality and the Humean Conception of Reason and Motivation, p.54 --
5. Error Theory, p.75 --
6. Simple Subjectivism, p.99 --
7. The Cognitivist Heirs of Simple Subjectivism: Ideal Observers and Ideal Agents, p.116 --
8. Noncognitivist Heirs of Simple Subjectivism, p.141 --
9. Fictionalism, p.176 --
10. Externalist Backlash, p.201 --
11. Scientific Naturalism I: Cornell Realism, p.210 --
12. Scientific Realism II: Moral Functionalism and Network Analyses, p.237 --
13. Nonnaturalism and Anti-Reductionism, p.253 --
14. Odds, Ends and Morals, p.279 --
Glossary, p.293 --
Bibliography, p.297 --
Index, p.305.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Responsibility: Mark van Roojen.

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Providing a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates, this text introduces a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics and moral psychology. From there, author Mark van Roojen discusses the many positions in metaethics that people will take in reaction to these puzzles.

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