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PHIL 5531 Discourse & Metaphysics of Ethics (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

We examine most of the 20thCentury's principal positions on the metaphysics, knowledge, and modes of discourse within and behind moral judgment, as developed within Anglo-American philosophy: axiological non-naturalism, deontological non-naturalism, emotivism, prescriptivism, neo-naturalism, anti-realism, projectivism, and constructivism. Readings will be selected from such thinkers as G.E. Moore, W.D. Ross, J.N. Findlay, A.J. Ayer, C.L. Stevenson, R.M. Hare, P. Foot, E. Anscombe, J. Mackie, S. Blackburn, and J. Rawls.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jorge Garcia

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17