This introduction provides a highly readable critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth-century and contemporary metaethics. It traces the. An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics has 47 ratings and 7 reviews. Richard said: This is a very well structured guide to contemporary metaethics. A. This new edition of Alexander Miller s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in.

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Metaethics and Its Discontents: Mar 14, Zedder rated it it was amazing. Patrick Loobuyck – introducgion Metaphilosophy 36 3: Are there moral facts? Is there such a thing as moral truth? This book is probably a useful summary for those doing more advance This is NOT ‘an introduction’ as most people would understand the term ‘introduction’ and it is not ‘highly readable’.

It traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. Dec 24, Matt Sharp rated it introducfion was ok. Request removal from index. In particular, they argued that moral language is used to express our emotions and attitudes, or to prescribe certain actions for ourselves and others. Andrew Fisher – – Acumen Publishing.

Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

Tim Christie – – Philosophy in Review 24 2: Traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the metqethics of G. Provides for the first time a critical survey of famous figures in twentieth century metaethics such as Moore, Ayer and Mackie together with in-depth discussions of contemporary philosophers such as Blackburn, Gibbard, Wright, Harman, Railton, Sturgeon, McDowell and Wiggins.


Revised and updated guides to further reading, Miller also introduces major new sections on the revolutionary fictionalism of Richard Joyce and the hermeneutic fictionalism of Mark Kalderon. Patrick Loobuyck – – Metaphilosophy 36 3: Why Love Hurts Eva Illouz. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Lists with This Book. He manages to make these difficult issues accessible to those who are new to this area of philosophy, while offering original contributions to the debates that metaetthics be of interest to experts in the field.

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Contemporary Metaethics : An Introduction

Polity; 1 edition October 20, Language: Miller traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. Michael Rubin – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 92 2: The second edition fills in the additional background now needed. Review Text “No student or teacher could want for a more knowledgable and lucid guide – essential reading for any moral philosopher who wants to be taken seriously.


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You would propably understand it, but it’s hard. Other books in this series. And this brings us to the third part of our history of contemporary meta-ethics and of Miller’s book: The Fashioned Body Joanne Entwistle. Andrew rated it really liked it Sep 30, Published October 20th by Polity Press first published An Introduction to Contemporary Metaethics.

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