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Title Normativity and naturalism [electronic resource] / Peter Schaber (ed.).

Imprint Frankfurt : Ontos Verlag, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (179 pages).
Series Practical philosophy ; Bd. 5
Practical philosophy ; Bd. 5.
Note Papers presented at a conference held at the University of Zurich in Sept. 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Title; Contents; David Copp Moral Naturalism and Three Grades of Normativity; Neil Roughley Naturalism and Expressivism; Norbert Anwander Normative Facts: Metaphysical not Conceptual1; Peter Schaber Good and Right as Non-Natural Properties1; Thomas Schmidt Moral Values and the Fabric of the World. A Reconsideration of Mackie's Arguments against Moral Realism; Theo van Willigenburg Conceptual Analysis, Normativity and the Empirical; Ulvi Doguoglu Naturalism and Rule-Following Practices: Finding Fault with Kripke's Notion of Objectivity1; List of Contributors; Name Index; Subject Index.
Summary At the centre of the metaethical debate that took off from G.E. Moore's Principia Ethica (1903) was his critique of ethical naturalism. While Moore's own arguments against ethical naturalism find little acceptance these days, an alternative ground for thinking that ethical properties and facts could not be natural has gained prominence: No natural account can be given of normativity. This collection contains original essays from both sides of the debate. Representing a wide range of metaethical views, the authors develop diverse accounts of normativity and discuss what it means for a concept t.
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Subject Normativity (Ethics) -- Congresses.
Naturalism -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Schaber, Peter.
Other Form: Print version: Schaber, Peter. Normativity and Naturalism. Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2004 9783110327366
ISBN 9783110327694 (electronic bk.)
3110327694 (electronic bk.)