New Waves in Metaethics

New Waves in Metaethics

by Michael S. Brady


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Metaethics occupies a central place in analytical philosophy, and the last forty years has seen an upsurge of interest in questions about the nature and practice of morality. This collection presents original and ground-breaking research on metaethical issues from some of the very best of a new generation of philosophers working in this field.

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ISBN-13: 9780230251625
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Series: New Waves in Philosophy
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

MATTHEW CHRISMAN is a Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, UK
SEAN CHRISTY is a recent graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
TERENCE CUNEO is Associate Professor at the University of Vermont, USA
DAVID ENOCH is the Associate Professor of Philosophy and Jacob I. Berman Associate Professor of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
WILLIAM J. FITZPATRICK is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester, USA
JOSHUA GERT is Professor of Philosophy at the College of William and Mary, USA
ALISON HILLS is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and Tutor of St John's College, UK
ULRIKE HEUER is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Leeds, UK
JULIA MARKOVITS joined the MIT Philosophy Faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2009, after spending three years as a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows
SEAN MCKEEVER is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Davidson College, USA
JONAS OLSON is a Research Fellow and Lecturer at Skholm University, Sweden
MICHAEL RIDGE of Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, UK
MARK SCHROEDER is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, USA
NICHOLAS SOUTHWOOD is currently a Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, UK, an assistant professor in the Philosophy Program of the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University
PEKKA VÄYRYNEN is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Leeds, UK

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Series Editors' Preface Notes on Contributors Introduction; M.Brady Non-Naturalist Ethical Realism; W.Fitzpatrick Naturalistic Metaethics at Half Price; J.Gert In Defence of Moral Error Theory; J.Olson The Myth of Moral Fictionalism; T.Cuneo & S.Christy Metaethics and the Philosophy of Language; M.Chrisman How not to Avoid Wishful Thinking; M.Schroeder Internal Reasons and the Motivating Intuition; J.Markovits Beyond Wrong Reasons: The Buck-Passing Account of Value; U.Heuer A Wrong Turn to Reasons?; P.Väyrynen Shmagency Revisited; D.Enoch The Authority of Social Norms; N.Southwood Moral Epistemology; A.Hills Aesthetics, Objectivity and Particularism; S.Mckeever & M.Ridge Index

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