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An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics

by Alexander Miller

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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Movements - Structuralism,
  • Ethics,
  • Social acceptance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7956264M
    ISBN 10074562345X
    ISBN 109780745623450

      "An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in 20th Century metaethics together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers and will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professional philosophers with interests in contemporary metaethics." Philosophical Brand: Wiley.   Metaethics: An Introduction by Andrew Fisher is commendably well-written; it explains dauntingly complex philosophical jargon and ideas with straightforward definitions and examples. Metaethics: An Introduction has taught me enough about metaethics and metaethical concepts to enable me to think in terms of metaethical language/5.

    "An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in 20th Century metaethics together with in--depth discussions of contemporary philosophers Philosophical Inquiry "In this book Alexander Miller, an established expert in moral philosophy, provides a concise, clear and insightful account. Books shelved as metaethics: Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong by John Leslie Mackie, Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction by Mark Van Roojen, The Sou.

      "An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in 20th Century metaethics together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers and will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professional philosophers with interests in contemporary metaethics."/5(6). "An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in 20th Century metaethics together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers and will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professional philosophers with interests in contemporary metaethics.".


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However there are sections which may prove challenging even to those who work in the area. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Miller, Alexander, An introduction to contemporary metaethics / Alexander Miller, p.

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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. It traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. Moore up to the most recent arguments between naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and non-cognitivism/5(7).

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