New Waves in Metaethics

Brady, M.S. (Ed.) (2010) New Waves in Metaethics. Series: New Waves in Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire. ISBN 9780230251618

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Metaethical questions have occupied some of the greatest philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Hume and Nietzsche, amongst many others, have all written on issues about the nature of moral thinking and moral practice. In the last 40 years, interest in metaethics has increased greatly, driven by developments in other areas of philosophy - principally, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics and philosophical psychology. This collection presents original and ground-breaking research on metaethical issues from some of the very best younger philosophers working in this field. Topics covered include:the nature of practical reasons:naturalist and non-naturalist approaches to metaethics: expressivist accounts of moral language: aesthetic, epistemic and social normativity.

Item Type:Edited Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brady, Professor Michael
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan

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