Hume on Is and Ought: New Essays

Perfect | August 31, 2010

EditorCharles R Pigden

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This collection of essays showcases recent work on Hume and the Is/Ought question. There are four distinct attempts to redefine and prove Hume's No-Ought-From-Is thesis in such a way as to evade the famous counterexamples of A.N. Prior. The rival approaches are explained and discussed together with their implications for meta-ethical theory.

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This collection of essays showcases recent work on Hume and the Is/Ought question. There are four distinct attempts to redefine and prove Hume's No-Ought-From-Is thesis in such a way as to evade the famous counterexamples of A.N. Prior. The rival approaches are explained and discussed together with their implications for meta-ethical t...

CHARLES PIGDEN is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

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Format:PerfectDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.4 × 0.9 inPublished:August 31, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205208

ISBN - 13:9780230205208

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