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Meta-ethics

Meta-ethics

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Published by Dartmouth in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Michael Smith.
    SeriesThe international research library of philosophy ;, 12. The philosophy of value, International research library of philosophy ;, 12., International research library of philosophy.
    ContributionsSmith, Michael
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .M48 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 576 p. ;
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1274179M
    ISBN 101855215020
    LC Control Number95005685

    Meta-ethics; Filed under: Metaethics. Metaethics From a First Person Standpoint: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy (Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, ), by Catherine Wilson (multiple formats with commentary at Open Book Publishers) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Ethics. This work on meta-ethics goes beyond normative ethical issues to ask questions about the claims we make when we engage in normative ethics. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Smith. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

    In metaphilosophy and ethics, meta-ethics is the study of the nature, scope, and meaning of moral is one of the three branches of ethics generally studied by philosophers, the others being normative ethics and applied ethics.. While normative ethics addresses such questions as "What should I do?", evaluating specific practices and principles of action, meta-ethics addresses. Meta-ethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics. Numerous books and web-sites are devoted to topics such as Business Ethics, Computer Ethics, and Engineering Ethics. (See the Bioethics Center for an example of activities in the area Medical Ethics). This section will explore various concepts and problems concerned with meta- and.

    From Wikipedia: Meta-ethics is the branch of ethics that seeks to understand the nature of ethical properties, statements, attitudes, and judgments. Meta-ethics is one of the three branches of ethics generally studied by philosophers, the others b. Ethics: Value Theory, Normative Ethics, And Meta Ethics Words7 Pages The topic of ethics has always been up for debate. Ethics as defined by Landau is, “moral philosophy that focuses on the branch of knowledge of answering question on how we ought to live.


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An initial question that hovers in the background of discussions in meta-ethics is why we bother thinking about meta-ethical questions in the first place, as opposed to meta-level questions about other normative domains.

Meta-Ethics, a Primer by Jan Jacko is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction – Mark van Roojen. Publisher description: Metaethics: A Contemporary The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics – Tristram McPherson & David Plunkett. Publisher description: This Handbook surveys Foundations of Ethics: An Anthology – Russ Shafer-Landau &.

A brief account of the distinction between normative ethics and meta-ethics will serve as an introduction to the readings that follow. SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Full access to this book and o more.

These are all questions in metaethics, the branch of ethics that investigates the status of morality, the nature of ethical facts, and the meaning of ethical statements.

Book Description Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction provides a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates by introducing a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics, and moral psychology.

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It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Meta-ethics is the area of philosophy in which thinkers explore the language and nature of moral discourse and its relations to other non-moral areas of life.

In this introduction to the discipline written explicitly for novices, Leslie Allan outlines the key questions and areas of analysis in contemporary meta-ethics. Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint is published in Open Access by Open Book Publishers and freely available to read here.

It presupposes no prior training in philosophy and is a must-read for philosophers, students and general readers interested in gaining a better understanding of morality as a personal philosophical quest. The chapters in this book defend a variety of positions in both normative moral theory and metaethics.

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In meta-ethics, it focuses on explaining the different kinds of moral realism and anti-realism, including the divine command theory, naturalism, non-naturalism, relativism, nihilism, and.

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