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The “wisdom of repugnance” is said to be emotivism rather than intuitionism? Why is this?

Short Answer Emotivism is a meta-ethical theory that says that ethical sentences are not truth-bearing propositions, but propositional attitudes expressing emotion. Intuitionism, on the other hand, is ...
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Morality of belief

One may revert to the beginning and ask, why is a judgement being given in the first place? Two basic motives enter the mind: (1) An attempt to change or reeducate the recipient; (2) An attempt to ...
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Morality of belief

Short Answer There's not a pat answer for your question, because your question requires an articulation of certain metaphysical presumptions including those on ethics, agency, and free will. My brief ...
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What does it mean for a proposition to be without cognitive content?

Short Answer If one embraces the dichotomy between utterance and meaning, it becomes possible to claim that not all utterances, even if they look like propositions, have meaning, necessarily. A prime ...
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