Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 10

Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 10

by Russ Shafer-Landau (Editor)


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Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Its broad purview includes work being done at the intersections of ethical theory with metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind. The essays included in the series provide an excellent basis for understanding recent developments in the field; those who would like to acquaint themselves with the current state of play in metaethics would do well to start here.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198738701
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/23/2015
Series: Oxford Studies in Metaethics
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Russ Shafer-Landau, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Russ Shafer-Landau is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Moral Realism: A Defence (OUP 2003), which received an honourable mention for the 2005 APA Book Prize, and Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (OUP 2004).

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction, Russ Shafer-Landau
1. Cognitivism about Moral Judgement, Alison Hills
2. Acting for the Right Reasons, Abilities, and Obligation, Errol Lord
3. The Irrelevance of Moral Uncertainty, Elizabeth Harman
4. Justification and Explanation in Mathematics and Morality, Justin Clarke-Doane
5. Deliberative Indispensability and Epistemic Justification, Tristram McPherson and David Plunkett
6. Rationality and Moral Authority, David Copp
7. Disagreement, Correctness, and the Evidence for Metaethical Absolutism, Gunnar Bjornsson
8. Grounding the Autonomy of Ethics, Barry Maguire
9. Irreducibly Normative Properties, Chris Heathwood
10. How to Be a Moral Platonist, Knut Olav Skarsaune
11. Explaining the Quasi-Real, Jamie Dreier

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