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Moral Philosophy and Linguistics

Gilbert Harman

in Explaining Value

Published in print August 2000 | ISBN: 9780198238041
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597626 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198238045.003.0013
 Moral Philosophy and Linguistics

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Languages are at least as diverse on the surface as moralities, yet linguistics thrives by studying linguistic universals. Perhaps linguistics provides a model for a theory of moral universals.

Keywords: linguistics; moral philosophy; universals

Chapter.  3432 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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