Evaluating non-naturalism

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As intuition is subjective and not everyone has the same intuition...
...it cannot provide a cognitivist answer to ethical language as infinite number of different intuitions' conclusions are not knowable.
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What does affect does a non-naturalist approach have on ethical discussion?
It makes ethical discussion very difficult as, if our understanding is based on another person's intuition, we cannot know which intuition is right/wrong.
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Intuitionists don't explain why intuition is universally appicable to...
...ethics.
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Many scholars argue that Moore never adequately explained why one particular human experience should form...
...the sole basis for morality.
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For example:
People have intuitions that will rain tomorrow but the weather forecast is not based on these intuitions.
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Moral intuitionists do not take seriously the differences in morality that existence from...
...one society to another.
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It could be argued that our intuitions are learnt from...
...the societies that we live in so our intuitions would differ from society to society.
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It makes ethical discussion very difficult as, if our understanding is based on another person's intuition, we cannot know which intuition is right/wrong.

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