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 first such thinker Miller discusses is John Mackie, who defended cognitivism but argued that all our ordinary moral claims fail to be true since there are no objective moral facts to describe.

An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics

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Unlike many books of this sort, Miller’s amounts to more than a laundry list of positions and arguments since many of the positions face similar problems and some thinkers appear as both proponents of certain views and critics of others. Nadeem Hussain – – In John Skorupski ed.

Alexanderr recommend it to all serious students of metaethics. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The updated material of this second edition introdution that there will soon exist a second generation of metaethicists for whom reading this book is a formative experience.

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Contemporary Metaethics : An Introduction

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An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics provides a highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth-century and contemporary metaethics. These philosophers rejected Moore’s non-naturalist metaphysics and intuitionist epistemology as inconsistent with a naturalistic conception of the world.

I wish it had been available when I taught my graduate metaethixs in moral realism, for it would have alexandee an excellent reference work throughout the course — both for its clear exposition and its rigorous critical perspectives. Alex is published internationally and widely in translation. Only the first two chapters of the books seem to be accurately described as history, and the work of major figures like Hare, Stevenson, Prichard, Ross, et al.

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Traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from the work of G. It traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. This is an engaging and accomplished introductory work.

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Patrick rated it it was ok Feb 23, Are there moral facts? This is an engaging and accomplished introductory work.

Pablo Stafforini rated it really liked it May 25, Moral Realism and Irrealism in Meta-Ethics. Good chart overviewing metaethical positions in Miller’s introduction. Robert Shaver – – Utilitas 12 3: As well as revisiting the whole terrain with revised metatehics updated guides to further reading, Miller also introduces major new sections on the revolutionary fictionalism of Introdcution Joyce and the hermeneutic fictionalism of Mark Kalderon.

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