Metaethics by Simon KirchinMetaethics by Simon Kirchin


bySimon Kirchin

Paperback | August 31, 2012

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Metaethics is an engaging and argumentative textbook introducing advanced students to the cutting edge of the debate in one of the most exciting areas of contemporary philosophy. Kirchin covers key topics, including varieties of moral realism, error theory, noncognitivism, and a brand new position; metaethical pluralism.
SIMON KIRCHIN is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Kent, UK. He writes mainly on metaethics. As well as authoring a number of articles, he is the editor ofArguing about Metaethics(with Andrew Fisher), andA World without Values(with Richard Joyce).
Title:MetaethicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.45 inPublished:August 31, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230219470

ISBN - 13:9780230219472


Table of Contents

What is Metaethics? Moral Realism: Mind-Independence Moral Realism: Naturalism and Reductionism Moral Error Theory Noncognitivism Sensibility Theory Moral Motivation Further Thoughts Bibliography Index