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Moral epistemology

Author: Aaron Zimmerman
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: New problems of philosophy.
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How do we know right from wrong? Do we even have moral knowledge? This title studies these and related questions about our understanding of virtue and vice. It covers the following key topics: What  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zimmerman, Aaron (Aaron Zachary).
Moral epistemology.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009048670
(OCoLC)298781488
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780203850862 0203850866
OCLC Number: 645246596
Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages).
Contents: Moral epistemology : content and method. What is moral epistemology? --
Socrates, Gettier, and the definition of "knowledge" --
The standard method : levels of inquiry --
Theories of moral knowledge : and overview --
Moral disagreement. Disagreement and skepticism --
Moral contextualism --
Moral nihilism. Moral skepticism characterized --
The death of god --
Mackie's queerness --
Motives internalism --
Reasons internalism --
The skeptic and the intuitionist. The Pyrrhonian problematic --
Non-inferential moral knowledge --
Deductive moral knowledge. On deducting "ought" from "is" --
In search of an epistemologically value of our deduction --
Abductive moral knowledge. Moral inference to the best explanation --
The reliability of our moral judgments. Acquiring moral concepts and exercising objectivity --
Epilogue : challenges to moral epistemology. Frege, Moore, and the definition of "immorality" --
Common-sense objections to non-cognitivism --
The Frege-Geach problems : semantics v. pragmatics --
Non-cognitivist forms of validity.
Series Title: New problems of philosophy.
Responsibility: Aaron Zimmerman.
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