By Alexander Miller

ISBN-10: 0745646581

ISBN-13: 9780745646589

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ISBN-13: 9780745646596

This re-creation of Alexander Miller’s hugely readable creation to modern metaethics presents a severe review of the most arguments and subject matters in 20th- and twenty-first-century modern metaethics. Miller lines the advance of up to date debates in metaethics from their beginnings within the paintings of G. E. Moore as much as the latest arguments among naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and non-cognitivism.

From Moore’s assault on moral naturalism, A. J. Ayer’s emotivism and Simon Blackburn’s quasi-realism to anti-realist and top opinion bills of ethical fact and the non-reductionist naturalism of the ‘Cornell realists’, this e-book addresses all of the key theories and ideas during this box. in addition to revisiting the full terrain with revised and up to date courses to extra interpreting, Miller additionally introduces significant new sections at the innovative fictionalism of Richard Joyce and the hermeneutic fictionalism of Mark Kalderon.

the recent variation will remain crucial examining for college kids, lecturers philosophers with an curiosity in modern metaethics.

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