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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The new edition will continue to be essential reading for students, teachers and professional philosophers with an interest in contemporary metaethics.

An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics by Alex Miller

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Return to Book Page. A rejection of views of this sort gave rise to various forms of noncognitivism found in Ayer who is Miller’s introdudtion of early noncognitivismStevenson, Hare, et al. Mark Schroeder – – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 76 1: Mark van Roojen – – Routledge.


An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics

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In particular, they argued that moral language is used to express our emotions and attitudes, or to prescribe certain actions for ourselves and others. Mehaethics book will be very useful to upper-division undergraduates. Traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from the work of G. Moore’s Principia Ethica, which is the subject of the second chapter of Miller’s book.

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Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

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