Meta-Ethics

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  • Meta-Ethics
    • Non-Cognitive Theories
      • Non Cognitivism - there is no ethical knowledge becuase ethical statements are not statements that can be proved true or false
      • Non Cognitivists make a distinction between facts and values
      • Emotivism - A.J. Ayer, C.l. Stevenson
      • Prescriptivism R.M. Hare
    • Key Philosophers
      • A.J. Ayer
      • G.E. Moore
      • R.M. Hare
      • David Hume
      • C.L. Stevenson
      • H.A. Prichard
      • W.D. Ross
    • Is the analysis of Ethical Language
      • GOOD
      • BAD
      • RIGHT
      • WRONG
    • Cognitive Theories
      • Cognitivism - the view that we can have more than moral knowledge
      • People who hold cognitive theories about ethical language believe that ethical statements are about fcats and can be proved true or false.
      • Ethical Naturalism - David Hume
      • Intuitionism - G.e. Moore, H.A. Prichard, W.D. Ross
  • Cognitivism - the view that we can have more than moral knowledge
  • People who hold cognitive theories about ethical language believe that ethical statements are about fcats and can be proved true or false.
  • Non Cognitivists make a distinction between facts and values

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