Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong. J. L. Mackie
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Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong J. L. Mackie
This is along the lines of Mackie's argument from queerness. Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong (Pelican). Secondly, there are no moral facts (a position called moral nihilism or an error theory of morality, defended in his book, Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong). Are aware of them, it would have to be by some special faculty or moral perception or intuition, utterly different from our ordinary ways of knowing anything else" (J.L. Now Mackie's Book “Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong” (and I have with me the Penguin edition printed in 1990, a reprint of the 1970 edition first published by Pelican) takes a lot of cues from Harman. To anyone interested in getting a fuller exposition, I highly recommend his “Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong”. James, Pragmatism:the meaning of truth, (Cambridge, mass: Havard University Press, 1978) 6. Mackie, John, Ethics; Inventing right and wrong, (Penguin 1977). 'Fine-tuning, Multiple Universes, and the “This Universe” Objection', with Michael J. Thrush, in Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 84, 67-83. The only thing I can come up with from the top of my head is the first chapter of J.L. Written by a number of people, not just philosophers: Robert Wright's The Moral Animal, Mackie's Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong, even T. Joyce, Richard, The Myth of Morality, (Cambridge, 2001). Mackie famously put forward his “argument from queerness” against the objectivity of moral values. Mackie, Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong, 1977, p.38). Perhaps that's inevitable, but the more we do it the less chance there is of reaching a consensus. Mackie's argument from queerness - In his book *Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong*, J. The first chapter is sufficient for getting the argument. The claim that either moral knowledge is impossible or moral value does not exist, defined respectively, is more popularly associated with J.L.
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