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Oxford Studies in Metaethics: v. 7

ISBN : 9780199653508

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¥4,466
Author: 
Russ Shafer-Landau
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
139 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jun 2012
Series
Oxford Studies in Metaethics
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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.

Index: 

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
1. Experiments, Intuitions, and Methodology in Moral and Political Theory
2. Laws of Nature, Laws of Freedom, and the Social Construction of Normativity
3. Mental Agency and Metaethics
4. Elusive Reasons
5. Rationality, Normativity and Commitment
6. Open-Mindedness and Normative Contingency
7. Ethical Nonnaturalism and Supervenience
8. Thick Concepts: Where's Evaluation?
9. Contextualist Solutions to Three Puzzles about Practical Conditionals
10. On the Meaning of 'Ought'
11. Bipolar Obligation
Index

About the author: 

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).

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