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An introduction to contemporary metaethics

Author: Alexander Miller
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Distributed in the USA by Blackwell Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professional philosophers with interests in contemporary metaethics."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Miller
ISBN: 0745623441 9780745623443 074562345X 9780745623450
OCLC Number: 50906252
Description: xi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Moore's attack on ethical naturalism --
Emotivism and the rejection of non-naturalism --
Blackburn's quasi-realism --
Gibbard's norm-expressivism --
Mackie's 'error-theory' and the argument from queerness --
'Best opinion' accounts of moral qualities --
Naturalism I: Cornell realism --
Naturalism 2: reductionism --
Contemporary non-naturalism: McDowell's moral realism.
Responsibility: Alexander Miller.

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