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The Justification of Moral Principles

Russ Shafer-Landau

in Moral Realism

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780199259755
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601781 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199247293.003.0012
The Justification of Moral Principles

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Defends the existence of self‐evident moral principles. Considers a number of objections to a moral epistemology that is based on classical intuitionism, and finds each such objection wanting.

Keywords: intuitionism; moral epistemology; moral principles; self‐evident

Chapter.  8677 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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