Metaethics After Moore

Paperback | January 26, 2006

EditorTerry Horgan, Mark Timmons

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Metaethics, understood as a distinct branch of ethics, is often traced to G. E. Moore's 1903 classic, Principia Ethica. Whereas normative ethics is concerned to answer first order moral questions about what is good and bad, right and wrong, metaethics is concerned to answer second ordernon-moral questions about the semantics, metaphysics, and epistemology of moral thought and discourse. Moore has continued to exert a powerful influence, and the sixteen essays here (most of them specially written for the volume) represent the most up-to-date work in metaethics after, and in somecases directly inspired by, the work of Moore.

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Metaethics, understood as a distinct branch of ethics, is often traced to G. E. Moore's 1903 classic, Principia Ethica. Whereas normative ethics is concerned to answer first order moral questions about what is good and bad, right and wrong, metaethics is concerned to answer second ordernon-moral questions about the semantics, metaphysi...

Terry Horgan is at University of Arizona. Mark Timmons is at University of Arizona.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:January 26, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Stephen Darwall: How should ethics relate to (the rest of ) philosophy?2. Jonathan Dancy: What do reasons do?3. Sigrun Svavarsdottir: Evaluations of rationality4. Robert Audi: Intrinsic value and reasons for action5. Connie Rosati: Personal good6. Michael Smith: Moore on the right, the good, and uncertainty7. Philip Stratton-Lake and Brad Hooker: Scanlon versus Moore on goodness8. Paul Bloomfield: Opening questions, following rules9. Jamie Dreier: Was Moore a Moorean?10. Russ Shafer-Landau: Ethics as philosophy: a defence of ethical nonnaturalism11. Judith Jarvis Thompson: The legacy of Principia12. Terry Horgan and Mark Timmons: Cognitivist expressivism13. Stephen Barker: Truth and the expressing in expressivism14. Allan Gibbard: Normative properties15. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong: Moral intuitionism meets empirical psychology16. Panayot Butchvarvov: Ethics dehumanized

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"This is a rewarding collections of papers, abundantly illustrating the lively state of contemporary metaethics. Anyone interested in moral philosophy could very profitable read it."--James Lenman, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews