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Naturalism and the Error Theory

Jackson, Frank

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Bart Streumer makes an interesting case for an error theory in ethics-and for an error theory for normativity more generally, but I will focus on the more restricted target. I offer a reply on behalf of naturalists (reductionists, reductive realists) in ethics. My case for resistance will involve identifying a three-fold ambiguity in his use of the term 'guarantee'. I conclude with some observations about the implications of theories of reference for moral/ethical terms for the debate.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-12-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201817
Source: International Journal for the Study of Skepticism
DOI: 10.1163/22105700-20181302

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