Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 8

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Its broad purview includes work being done at the intersections of ethical theory with metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind. The essays included in the series provide an excellent basis for understanding recent developments in the field; those who would like to acquaint themselves with the current state of play in metaethics would do well to start here.

Author Biography

Russ Shafer-Landau is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Moral Realism: A Defence (OUP 2003), which received an honourable mention for the 2005 APA Book Prize, and Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (OUP 2004).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
1. The Relational Nature of the Good, Christine Korsgaard
2. Value and Reasons to Favor, Jonathan Way
3. On Being Social in Metaethics, Kate Manne
4. Reasons, Commitment, and the Will, Ruth Chang
5. Two Dualisms of Practical Reason, Dale Dorsey
6. On the (In)Significance of Moral Disagreement for Moral Knowledge, Jason Decker and Daniel Groll
7. Moral Error Theory and the Belief Problem, Jussi Suikkanen
8. Truth Conditions and the Meaning of Ethical Terms, Alex Silk
9. Properties for Nothing, Facts for Free? Expressivism's Deflationary Gambit, Terence Cuneo
10. Believing in Expressivism, Teemu Toppinen
11. Tempered Expressivism, Mark Schroeder

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