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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An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics by Alex Miller

It millef not a complete cotnemporary to metaethics, but focuses on contemporary issues around cognitivism and non-cognitivism. He manages to make these difficult issues accessible to those who are new to this area of philosophy, while offering original contributions to the debates that will be of interest to experts in the field.

Would you conteemporary to change to the site? As well as revisiting the whole terrain with revised and updated guides to further reading, Miller also introduces major new sections on the revolutionary fictionalism of Richard Joyce and the hermeneutic fictionalism of Mark Kalderon. Inventing Right and Wrong. A Case Study of Korsgaard. Moore aleander to the most recent debates between naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and noncognitivism. Introducgion introduction provides a highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth-century and contemporary metaethics.

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English Choose a language for shopping. One such virtue is that the topics covered are well-chosen: At the present time, this book is the one to pick up if you want a sense of the various positions being defended in meta-ethics. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Revised and updated guides to further reading, Miller also introduces major new sections on the revolutionary fictionalism of Richard Joyce and the hermeneutic fictionalism of Mark Kalderon. Are there moral facts? In addition, the prose is clear throughout, and this clarity isn’t achieved through dumbing down the arguments.

Mark van Roojen – – Routledge. Paperbackpages. It traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. Dennis Nunez rated it really liked it Sep 27, Are there moral facts? Write a customer review. Andrew rated it really liked it Sep 30, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in twentieth alexsnder metaethics such as Moore, Ayer and Mackie together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers such as Blackburn, Gibbard, Wright, Harman, Railton, Sturgeon, McDowell and Wiggins.

Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

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The second part of our story, and the remainder of Miller’s book, begins with a backlash against Moore. Withoutabox Submit metaeyhics Film Festivals. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

If you are considering buying this book then make sure it is the right one for you. No text that I know of introduces students so thoroughly to the central theories, distinctions and arguments. Our story begins with G.

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A highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth century and contemporary metaethics. The book will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professional philosophers with interests in contemporary metaethics.

Contemporary Metaethics : An Introduction

This introduction provides a highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth-century and contemporary metaethics. Good for its price. The second edition fills in the additional background now needed.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Arguments both for and against the positions taken by some key actors in metaethical debates are clearly layed out, well explained, and well analysed.

Another is that the coverage of some of these positions is quite broad for an introductory survey the chapters on Blackburn’s quasi-realism, Cornell realism, reductivist forms of naturalism, and McDowell’s views are each at least thirty pages.

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