This introduction provides a highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth-century and contemporary metaethics. It traces the. An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics has 47 ratings and 7 reviews. Richard said: This is a very well structured guide to contemporary metaethics. A. This new edition of Alexander Miller s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in.

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It traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Metaethics and Its Discontents: Realism, Naturalism, and Moral Semantics. Zed Adams – – Philosophical Investigations 37 1: Moore’s Principia Ethica, which is the subject of the second chapter of Miller’s alsxander.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Moore up to the most recent debates between naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and noncognitivism. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. So the book is a perfect supplement for courses surveying contemporary issues in meta-ethics that are aimed at graduate students and advanced undergraduates.

If you are reasonably used to philosophical debate and have a grounding in ethics and metaethics this could prove a very worthwhile guide. Sign in Create an account. This book is probably a useful summary for those doing more advance This is NOT ‘an introduction’ as most people would understand the term ‘introduction’ and it is not ‘highly readable’.

Moral Realism and Irrealism in Meta-Ethics. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Moore’s non-naturalist intuitionism included the following views: History of Western Philosophy. alexandeg

Contemporary Metaethics : An Introduction

Others have a more sanguine view of possibilities for moral truth and knowledge, however, and they combine their cognitivism with a form of moral realism. For a brief discussion of historical matters concerning the relevant period, one might try Warnock’s Contemporary Moral Philosophy. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


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