By Richard Joyce,Simon Kirchin
What form of homes are ethical traits, akin to rightness, badness, and so forth? a few ethicists doubt that there are this kind of homes; they keep that considering that whatever is morally improper (for instance) is analogous to pondering that whatever is a unicorn or a ghost. those "moral errors theorists" argue that the realm easily doesn't comprise the type of homes or gadgets essential to render our ethical judgments real. This radical type of ethical skepticism used to be championed by way of the thinker John Mackie (1917-1981). This anthology is a set of philosophical essays significantly studying Mackie’s view.
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A World Without Values: Essays on John Mackie's Moral Error Theory: 114 (Philosophical Studies Series) by Richard Joyce,Simon Kirchin