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Confusion of tongues : a theory of normative language

Author: Stephen Finlay
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2016
Series: Oxford moral theory
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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Can normative words like "good," "ought," and "reason" be defined in non-normative terms? Stephen Finlay argues that they can, advancing a new theory of the meaning of this language and providing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Finlay
ISBN: 9780190649630 0190649631 9780199347490 0199347492
OCLC Number: 982122566
Description: viii, 278 Seiten. : Illustrationen. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. A Good Word to Start WithChapter 3. The Probable Meaning of 'Ought'Chapter 4. Explaining ReasonsChapter 5. Pragmatics and PracticalityChapter 6. Multiple EndsChapter 7. Categorical and FinalChapter 8. A Disagreeable ProblemChapter 9. Conclusion
Series Title: Oxford moral theory
Responsibility: Stephen Finlay.

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Stephen Finlay's Confusion of Tongues (COT) is an ambitious book. Its first half advances a unifying semantics for normative words, including 'good', 'ought', and 'reason'. In the second half, he Read more...

 
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