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Moral realism and the foundations of ethics

by David Owen Brink

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral realism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid O. Brink.
    SeriesCambridge studies in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .B676 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2039665M
    ISBN 100521350808, 0521359376
    LC Control Number88016179

    This is an important book in contemporary meta-ethics since it is the first and only book-length treatise on so-called "Cornell Realism." What is perhaps most distinctive of the Cornell Realists is that they draw on work in recent philosophy of science to argue that we have good reason to believe that moral inquiry is objective in much the same 4/5. Moral realism and the foundations of ethics.. [David O Brink] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for This book is a systematic and constructive treatment of a number of traditional issues at the foundation of ethics.

    David Brink, Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Brink rehabilitates naturalism about moral facts by employing a causal semantics and natural kinds model of moral thought and discourse. Michael Smith, The Moral Problem (Oxford: Blackwell, ).Author: Stephen Finlay, Terence Cuneo. Books. Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics (New York: Cambridge University Press, ) Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T.H. Green (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) Mill's Progressive Principles .

      This is a very detailed and fresh defense of moral realism - the position that there is a moral reality that people are trying to represent when they issue judgments about right, wrong, good, bad, etc., and is stance-independent, i.e., truths that obtain independently of a preferred perspective. Stated another way, there are moral truths that are true independent of 4/5. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 monthsCited by:


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Brink () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1). My defense of moral realism is now near completion. We have seen reasons to want to defend moral realism. Various features of moral inquiry presuppose or are naturally explained by a realist form of cognitivism (–); the practical or action-guiding character of morality supports moral realism (Chapter 3); and moral realism's practical implications seem superior to those.

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Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics. David Owen Brink; Online ISBN: Moral Realism is the first comprehensive treatise defending non-naturalistic moral realism in over a generation. It ranges over all of the central issues in contemporary metaethics, and will be an important source of discussion for philosophers and their students interested in issues concerning the foundations of ethics.

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Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics. Publication Type: Book. Publication Details: New York: Cambridge University Press, A study of the foundations of ethics, focusing on the metaphysics, epistemology, semantics, and psychology of ethics and on issues in normative ethics about the good and the right.

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